Richard Barth

Richard Barth

  • Born
    5th June 1850
  • Died
    25th December 1923
  • Birthplace
    Grosswanzleben, Saxony
Richard Barth was a left-handed German violin virtuoso,conductor, music teacher and composer in the circle of Johannes Brahms. His Ciacona in B minor, Op. 21, composed in 1908, is a finely crafted tribute to J.S. Bach's Chaconne in post-Paganini technical and tonal terms