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CELEBRATED VIOLIN PLAYERS.
Dreyschock, Raimund, born Aug. 20th 1824, at Zack in Bohemia, died Feb. 6th 1869; was 2nd leader in the Leipsic Gewandhaus orchestra, and teacher in the Conser-vatorium.
Dupont, Joseph, born Aug. 21st 1821, Liege, died Feb. 13th 1861. Pupil of Prume in the Liege Conservatoire, subsequently teacher in the same.
Ditpuis, Jacques, born Oct. 21st 1830, at Liege; taught there in the Conservatoire; died i860.
Dupiiy, Jean Baptiste, born 1775, at Courcelles near Neu-chatel, died April 3rd 1822, at Stockholm; was leader there, and also at Copenhagen. He composed concertos, duets and operas.
Durand, Frederic, born at Warsaw in 1770, died in the middle of the 19th century; pupil of Viotti, in Paris. He made many concert tours; entered the French army in 1796, became adjutant to a General, but must have taken his leave after several years, for he travelled again as a virtuoso and became eventually violinist in Stras-burg theatre.
Eberhardt, Gobi, born March 29th 1852, at Hattersheim near Frankfort; pupil of Dietz, Heermann and Wilhelmj. He was leader at Berne and Bremen, paid successful visits to Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy, and since T884 has been active in Hamburg as soloist, professor and author. He has composed studies, violin solos, piano pieces and songs.
Lck, Joh. Friedrich, born 1766, at Mannheim, date of death not known; one of the best 18th century players; lived in Munich and Paris. His brother
Eck, Franz, born 1774, at Mannheim, was Spohr's instructor, member of the Munich orchestra, and violinist at the Imperial Court in St Petersburg; he died insane at Bamberg in 1809.
Eichhorn, Ernst and Eduard (brothers), born April 30th 1822, and Oct. 17th 1823, respectively, appeared as prodigies from 1829 to 1835. Both found positions in the Coburg orchestra. Ernst died June 16th 1844.
Ernst, Heinr. Wilh., born 1814, at Briinn, died Oct. 8th 1865, at Nice; pupil of Mayseder; was mostly occupied in making concert tours, everywhere causing a profound sensation. Composed, amongst other pieces, a concerto