Paganini in Milan - the 1810's

from My Musical Life, pages 367-8:

PAGANINI treated his fellow -musicians and rivals with simple and unaffected courtesy. He expressed his great admiration of SPOHL's violin-playing, and he PAGANINI went all the way from Genoa to Milan to hear LAFONT. When they met, LAFONT proposed that they should give a concert, in which each should play a solo. "I excused myself," says PAGANINI, "by saying that such experiments …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 367-8. accessed: 5 July, 2022

location of experience: Milan


Violinist, Composer, Guitarist

Listening to

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written by Max Bruch
performed by Charles Phillipe Lafont, Paganini

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1810's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:44:24 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:13:16 +0100