Antonio Bazzini

Antonio Bazzini

  • Born: 11th March 1818
  • Died: 10th February 1897
  • Birthplace: Brescia, Italy

Antonio Joseph Bazzini was an Italian violinist, composer and teacher. As a composer his most enduring work is his chamber music which has earned him a central place in the Italian instrumental renaissance of the 19th century. However his success as a composer was overshadowed by his reputation as one of the finest concert violinists of the nineteenth century.