Sunday, March 27, 2011

Lipinski, Karol Jozef

Karol Jozef Lipinski(1790-1861), Polish virtuoso violinist and composer, studied violin with his father, then played in his father's orchestra, later became a conductor of an opera orchestra. He went to Italy and met Paganini and performed together in two concerts. In 1820 he travelled to Berlin where he met Louis Spohr, and to Russia, and to Poland and concentrated playing violin, made concert tour throughout Europe, Poland, Russia. He composed 4 violin concertos, 3 symphonies, and violin pieces.

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