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Sainton, Prosper Philippe Catherinelocked

  • David J. Golby


Sainton, Prosper Philippe Catherine (1813–1890), violinist, was born on 5 June 1813 at Toulouse, the son of Jean Sainton, a merchant. He was educated at the college in Toulouse with the idea of ultimately becoming a lawyer, but his musical gifts led to his entering the ...

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