French violinist and composer Pierre Rode was born on this day in 1774 – 244 years ago.
A student of Giovanni Battista Viotti, Rode is remembered as one of the eminent virtuoso violinists of the 18th and early 19th Centuries.
His contributions to the violin repertoire include 13 Violin Concertos and 24 Solo Caprices.
SAMUEL ALLAN CHAPKOVSKI | RODE | CAPRICE NO. 11