Pablo Martín Melitón de Sarasate y Navascuéz


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(b Pamplona, 1844; d Biarritz, 1908).

Sp. violinist and composer, known as Pablo de Sarasate. Public début aged 8. London début 1861. Had sweet tone and pure style. Lalo comp. Symphonie espagnole for him, Bruch his 2nd conc. and Scottish Fantasy, and Saint‐Saëns his 1st and 3rd concs. and Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso. Comp. several vn. pieces, incl. Zigeunerweisen and Jota Aragonesa, Carmen Fantasy (with orch.), and transcr. Sp. folk mus.

Subjects: Music.

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