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Violinist & Composer Giovanni Battista Viotti Died On This Day in 1824 [ON-THIS-DAY]
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Italian violin virtuoso and composer Giovanni Battista Viotti died on this day in 1824
Italian violin virtuoso and composer Giovanni Battista Viotti died on this day in 1824.
Viotti is remembered in history as the teacher of Pierre Rode, Pierre Baillot, Rodolphe Kreutzer - and Paganini's mentor, August Duranowski.
Viotti's contributions to the string repertoire include 29 Violin Concertos.
VC ARTIST BENJAMIN BEILMAN & YEKWON SUNWOO | VIOTTI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 22 | 1ST MVT | CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER