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Salomon, Johann Peterlocked

(bap. 1745, d. 1815)
  • David Wyn Jones


Salomon, Johann Peter (bap. 1745, d. 1815), violinist and impresario, was born in Bonn, where he was baptized on 20 February 1745. His father, Philipp Salomon, was a violinist at the court of the elector of Cologne. At the age of thirteen he joined the court orchestra, where his colleagues included ...

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