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Bertheaume, Isidore (1752 - 1802), violinist, composer

Neal Zaslaw

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Paris, c1752; d St Petersburg, 19 or 20 March 1802). French violinist and composer. The nephew and pupil of the violinist Lemière l’aîné, he was a child prodigy whose performances of his own works and those of Gaviniès, Lolli and Felice Giardini caused a sensation at 19 appearances at the Concert Spirituel during the years 1761 and 1765–9; he continued to be a favourite soloist there,

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Subjects: Music

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