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Joachim, Joseph (1831–1907), violinist, born in Kitsee, near Pressburg, on 28 June 1831, was the seventh of the eight children of Julius Joachim, a wool merchant, and his wife, Fanny. After the family moved to Pest in 1833 he began violin lessons with ...

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Joseph Joachim (1831–1907) by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1868 John Beatty; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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See Kollmann, Augustus Frederic Christopher

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See Kollmann, Augustus Frederic Christopher

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Louis Spohr (1784–1859) by Friedrich Jentzen (after C. Arnold) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Spohr, Louis (1784–1859), composer, violinist, and conductor, was born on 5 April 1784 at what is now Spohrplatz 7, Brunswick, the first of the seven children of Carl Heinrich Spohr (1756–1843), a medical doctor, and his cousin Juliane Ernestine Luise Henke (1763–1840). His baptismal name was ...