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CELEBRATED VIOLIN PLAYERS.
of Spohr, David and Joachim; leader at Weimar, retired on a pension in 1884, died April 7th 1891, Weimar.
Konigslow, Otto von, born Nov. 14th 1824, at Hamburg; pupil of Pacius and Hafner, afterwards of David. From 1858—1881, he was leader at Cologne and teacher at the Conservatorium, but resigned the former post on account of a bad arm; received the title of Professor, and removed to Bonn. Died 1898.
Kopecky, Ottokar, bom April 28th 1850, at Chotebor in Bohemia; pupil of Bennewitz in the Prague Conservatorium. He was leader at the town theatre, Briinn, at the Mozarteum, Salzburg, and in the Sondershausen Court orchestra, where he received in 1881 the title of "Kammervirtuos", He now lives in Hamburg as soloist and teacher.
Kotek, Joseph, born Oct. 25th 1855, at Kamenez-Podolsk in Russia, died Jan. 4th 1885, Davos; pupil of Laub and Joachim; teacher at the Berlin High School.
Kreutzer, Rudolph, born at Versailles, Nov. 16th 1766, died June 6th 1831, Geneva. He was a famous virtuoso, professor in the Paris Conservatoire, and composed much. His 42 Studies still remain at the head of all studies, and have passed through many editions. (Beethoven's grandest violin sonata, Op. 47, is dedicated to him, although it is said he never played it. Tr.)
Kruse, J. S., born March 23rd 1859, at Melbourne; pupil of Joachim in Berlin, leader in the Philharmonic there, and since 1892 at Bremen.
Kudelski, Carl Matthias, born Nov. 17th 1808, Berlin, died Oct. 3rd 1877, Baden-Baden; pupil of Ed. Rietz and Lafont; lived in Berlin, Russia, Hamburg and Baden-Baden.
Lacroix, born 1756, at Remberville, died 1812, as music director at Liibeck.
Lafont, Chas. Philippe, born Dec. 1781, at Paris, died Aug. 14th 1839; pupil of Kreutzer and Rode; he made many concert tours, and composed much. Held appointments in St. Petersburg and Paris.
Lalo, Ed., born 1823, at Lille, died April 22nd 1892, Paris; student at the Conservatoire. He was quartett player in Paris, and then busied himself chiefly in composition.
Lamotte, Franz, born 1751, Vienna or in the Netherlands, died 1781, in Holland. He was a great virtuoso and