Famous Italian Violinists

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 1 Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 4, 1678
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Italian
Died: July 28, 1741

Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, and teacher, Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, is regarded as one of the greatest Baroque composers. He was extremely popular during his lifetime and composed many instrumental concertos and operas. He was also a Roman Catholic priest and worked at a home for abandoned children. Even though he died in 1741, his music continues to be popular.

 2 Niccolo Paganini

Niccolo Paganini
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Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: October 27, 1782
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Italian
Died: May 27, 1840
Italian multi-instrumentalist and composer Niccolò Paganini established himself as one of the key figures of modern violin technique. Son of a trader-turned-street musician, he started his stint with music by learning to play the mandolin. Some of his most celebrated compositions were the 24 Caprices for Solo Violin Op. 1.
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 3 Giuseppe Tartini

Giuseppe Tartini
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 8, 1692
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Italian
Died: February 26, 1770

 4 Laura Huxley

Laura Huxley
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Famous As: Motivational speaker, Writer, Violinist, Biographer
Birthdate: November 2, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Italian
Died: December 13, 2007

 5 Pietro Locatelli

Pietro Locatelli
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 3, 1695
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Italian
Died: March 30, 1764

 6 Francesco Geminiani

Francesco Geminiani
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Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: December 5, 1687
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Italian
Died: September 17, 1762

 7 Giuseppe Torelli

Giuseppe Torelli
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Famous As: Italian violist
Birthdate: April 22, 1658
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Italian
Died: February 8, 1709
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 8 Giovanni Battista Viotti

Giovanni Battista Viotti
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Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: May 12, 1755
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Italian
Died: March 3, 1824

 9 Pietro Nardini

Pietro Nardini
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 12, 1722
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Italian
Died: May 7, 1793

 10 Giovanni Battista Vitali

Giovanni Battista Vitali
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 18, 1632
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Italian
Died: October 12, 1692

 11 Felice Giardini

Felice Giardini
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 12, 1716
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Italian
Died: June 8, 1796

 12 Carlo Caproli

Carlo Caproli
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Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: 1614 AD
Nationality: Italian
Died: 1673 AD