Sunday, January 27, 2008

Vieuxtemps, Henri

(1820-1881), Belgian violinist and composer, made concert tour at the age of 8, studied at Brussels, Vienna, and Paris, hailed as one of the greatest violinists, taught at the St. Petersburg and Brussles Conservatories, composed 7 violin concertos, and various violin pieces, cadenzas to Beethoven's violin concerto.

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