Giuseppe Tartini

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Birthday
8, 1692
Birthplace
Piran, Slovenia
Death Date
Feb 26, 1770 (77)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1692
Birthplace
Piran, Slovenia
Death Date
Feb 26, 1770 (77)

About

Baroque composer and violin player who was responsible for the discovery of sum and difference tones.

Before Fame

He was appointed as the Maestro di Cappella at the Basilica di Sant'Antonio.

Trivia

He established a violin school in 1726 that drew many students from various European countries.

Family Life

His marriage to Elisabetta Premazone ended in him fleeing from one of her more powerful suitors to the St. Francis in Assisi monastery.

Associated With

He and Elizabeth Pitcairn both played Stradivarius violins.