Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Wieniawski, Henryk

Henryk Wieniawski(1835-1880), Polish violin virtuoso and composer, studied at the Warsaw Conservatory, and graduated a first prize in violin, his first concert was given at St. Petersburg, was appointed solo violinist to the Czar, and taught at the St. Petersbug Conservatory. From 1874-1877 he taught at the Brussels Conservatory. he composed 2 violin concertos, and violin pieces.

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