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Henryk Wieniawski (Composer)

Born: 10th July 1835, Lublin, Poland

Died: 31st March 1880, Moscow, Russia

Nationality: Polish

Henryk Wieniawski was a Polish virtuoso violinist, composer and pedagogue who is regarded amongst the greatest violinists in history. His younger brother Józef Wieniawski and nephew Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski were also accomplished musicians.

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Interview, Jennifer Pike on The Polish Violin

The violinist talks to Katherine about her new album of music by Wieniawski, Szymanowski, Karłowicz and Moszkowski, released last Friday on Chandos Records.

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