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CELEBRATED VIOLIN FLAYERS.
of Auer and Joachim; was Kammermusikus in Schwerin and in Berlin, subsequently leader in the Royal orchestra.
Tartini, Giuseppe, born April 12th 1692, Pirano, died Feb. 26th 1770, Padua, the greatest executant and most prolific composer of his time. He wrote hundreds of concertos and sonatas, of which the "Trillo del Diavolo" is the most celebrated. His best sonatas are published in G. Jensen's "Classische Violin Musik".
Telemann, Georg Philipp, born March 14th 1681, at Magde­burg, died June 25th 1767, at Hamburg; was leader at Eisenach and subsequently Capeilmeister there; then conductor at Hamburg.
Thomson, Cesar, born at Liege, March 18th 1857; studied under Jacques Dupuis and Leonard. Having acquired an exceptional technique, he has toured with great suc­cess. He was leader of Bilse's orchestra, Berlin; since 1883, teacher at the Liege Conservatoire.
Tua, Teresina, born May 27th 1867, at Turin; pupil of Massart in Paris; one of the most popular lady players of the present time.
Ulrich, Ed., born April 12th 1815, at Leipsic, died Nov. 26th 1874, at Stendal; pupil of Matthai; was leader at Magdeburg and Sondershausen.
Unthan, a violinist of the present day deserving mention as a curiosity, in that having no arms he plays with his toes.
Veracini, Francesco Maria, born 1684, died 1759; m n^s time a noted player and composer; lived in Italy, Eng­land, and Dresden; greatly influenced Tartini's develop­ment. Some of his sonatas are published in G. Jensen's "Classische Violin Musik".
Vieuxtemps, Henri, born Feb. 20th 1820, at Vienna, died June 6th 1881, at Algiers; pupil of de Beriot. He vis­ited Germany, England, France and Russia; was named virtuoso in chamber music to the Russian Court in 1846, resided in St. Petersburg until 1852, then travelled and visited America, living subsequently in Frankfort, Paris and Brussels.
Viotti, Giov. Battista, born May 23rd 1753, at Fontanelle, died March 13th 1824, in London; pupil of Pugnani; after Corelli and Torelli, the greatest Italian violinist of the last century. He made extended concert tours, as
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