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Wieniawski

[vye-nyahf-skee] /vyɛˈnyɑf ski/
noun
1.
Henryk
[hen-rik] /ˈhɛn rɪk/ (Show IPA),
1835–80, Polish violinist and composer.
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  • Wieniawski, like nearly all the great performers, showed his talent while very young.

  • Lipinski, Wieniawski, and Lotto were all educated in the Paris school.

    The Violin George Hart
  • He remained in Brussels until 1877, when, Vieuxtemps becoming convalescent, Wieniawski set forth once more on his travels.

  • But that was at Wieniawski's wedding, and I suppose the darts of Cupid were flying about.

  • Three violinists abide clear in my recollection: Wieniawski, Wilhelmj, and Ysaye.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • Wieniawski, I have read, could only play his staccati at a high rate of speed.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • Page 179, "Wienaiwski's" changed to "Wieniawski's" for consistency.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • Wieniawski, greatly surprised, replied: "Oh, when I play upon it it will regain its tone."

  • He is not as good as Wieniawski, and can't be named in the same breath with Ole Bull.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • At the Petrograd Conservatory, where Wieniawski preceded me, there were hundreds of free scholarships available.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens

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