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Niccolo Paganini

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Birthday
27, 1782
Birthplace
Genoa, Italy
Death Date
Mar 27, 1840 (57)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1782
Birthplace
Genoa, Italy
Death Date
Mar 27, 1840 (57)

About

Italian violinist and multi-instrumentalist whose work "Caprice No. 24 in A minor, Op. 1" is a standard in violin music.

Before Fame

He was a child prodigy on the violin and the mandolin.

Trivia

His family was driven from their home in Genoa during the French Invasion.

Family Life

His father was a trader who earned extra income as a street musician.

Associated With

He often performed music by Johann Sebastian Bach.