Prosper Sainton

(1813—1890) violinist

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(b Toulouse, 1813; d London, 1890). Fr. violinist. Prof., Toulouse Cons. 1840–5. Settled in London 1845, becoming prof. at RAM, leader of Phil. Soc. orch. 1846–54, CG orch. 1847–71. Wrote 2 vn. concs. and several vn. pieces. Retired 1883.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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