ON THIS DAY | German Violin Virtuoso August Wilhelmj Died in 1908

He was regarded as one of the most celebrated violin virtuosi of the 19th Century – often billed as the ‘German Paganini’

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August Wilhelmj Death

German violin virtuoso August Wilhelmj died on this day in 1908, aged 62.

He is particularly remembered in history for his popular violin arrangement of the 2nd movement of J.S. Bach's 3rd Orchestral Suite, known as "Air on the G String".

 

AUGUST WILHELMJ | PAGANINI | LE STREGHE

 

Celebrated Air on the G String BWV 1068 for Violin and Piano |PAPERBACK|

Johann Sebastian Bach

Arranged By: August Wilhelmj

Carl Fischer