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CELEBRATED VIOLIN PLAYERS.
sight-reader, but in consequence of his looseness of conduct could make no position.
Lamoureux, Chas., born Sept. 28th 1834, at Bordeaux; studied in the Paris Conservatoire. He was violinist in various Parisian theatres, afterwards conductor, and has rendered great service by introducing German compositions into France.
Laab, Ferd., born Jan. 19th 1832, at Prague, died March 17 th 1875, at Gries near Botzen; pupil of Mildner at Prague; was leader at Weimar, Berlin and Moscow. His Polonaise for the violin is well known.
Lauterbaeh, Joh. Chr., born July 24th 1832, at Culmbach; pupil of Frohlich at Wurzburg, and de Beriot at Brussels. He was leader at Munich, afterwards at Dresden (pensioned 1889), and taught in the Dresden Royal Conser-vatorium until 1877.
Leclair, born 1697, at Lyons, was murdered in Paris, Oct. 22nd 1764; laboured chiefly as teacher and composer for his instrument. His compositions have appeared in various editions, some of his best sonatas in G. Jensen's "Classische Violin Musik".
Leonard, Hubert, born April 7th 1819, at Bellaire, Belgium, died May 6th 1890, Paris; pupil of Habeneck in Paris. He was for a long period a teacher in Brussels Conservatoire, then resided in Paris. He produced a violin school, besides studies.
Lipinski, Carl Joseph, born 1790, at Radzyn in Poland, died Dec. 16th 1861, in Galicia. He travelled much as a virtuoso, was from 1838 —1859 leader in the Royal orchestra, Dresden. His Military Concerto is the best known among his writings.
Locatelli, Pietro, born 1693, at Bergamo, died 1764, Amsterdam; pupil of Corelli; was regarded in his day as a great virtuoso. He produced "L'Arte del Violino", concertos and sonatas.
Lolli, Antonio, born about 1730, Bergamo, died 1802, Naples, was, next to Locatelli, the chief founder of pure virtuosity, and owed his success to his technique alone. Of his artistic development there is little to be said.
JLotto, Isidor, born Dec. 22nd 1840, at Warsaw; pupil of Massart in Paris. He was teacher in Strasburg Con-servatorium, then in that of his native town. His "Fil-euse" is well known.