Bridgetower [Bridgtower], George (Augustus) Polgreen
- George Grove
- and Simon McVeigh
(b Biała, Poland, Oct 11, 1778; d Peckham, London, Feb 29, 1860). English violinist. The son of a West Indian father and a European mother, he may have lived at Eszterháza during the 1780s and studied with Haydn. He made his début as a violinist at the Concert Spirituel in Paris at the age of ten (...