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Wilhelmj, August (Emil Daniel Ferdinand Viktor )locked

  • E. Heron-Allen
  •  and Lynda MacGregor


(b Usingen, Sept 21, 1845; d London, Jan 22, 1908). German violinist . He studied the violin with Konrad Fischer at Wiesbaden and played at a charity concert on 8 January 1854; later, at the Wiesbaden court theatre, he is said to have astounded his audience. Prince Emil von Wittgenstein sent him to Liszt, who in turn sent him to David at Leipzig in ...

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Eric Blom, ed.: A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (5/1954)
Music & Letters