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Giovanni Battista Viotti (Composer)

Born: 12th May 1755, Fontanetto Po, Italy

Died: 3rd March 1824, London, England

Nationality: Italian

Giovanni Battista Viotti was an Italian violinist whose virtuosity was famed and whose work as a composer featured a prominent violin and an appealing lyrical tunefulness. He was also a director of French and Italian opera companies in Paris and London. He personally knew Joseph Haydn and Ludwig van Beethoven.



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