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!".