German Violinist August Wilhelmj Died On This Day in 1908 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German violinist August Wilhelmj died on this day in 1908, 110 years ago – aged 62

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August Wilhelmj Death

German violinist August Wilhelmj died on this day in 1908, 110 years ago – aged 62.

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

He is 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

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