August Wilhelmj

August Wilhelmj

  • Born
    21st September 1845
  • Died
    22nd January 1908
  • Birthplace
    Germany
August Emil Daniel Ferdinand Wilhelmj was a German violinist and teacher. Wilhelmj was a child prodigy. When Henriette Sontag heard him in 1852, when he was seven, she said "You will be the German Paganini". In 1861, Franz Liszt heard him and sent him to Ferdinand David with a letter containing the words "Let me present you the future Paganini!".

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