Bartolomeo Campagnoli (1751 - 1828)
Bartolomeo Campagnoli (September 10, 1751 – November 6, 1827) was an Italian violinist and composer.
Campagnoli was a virtuoso violinist who toured Europe propagating the 18th Century Italian violin style.
Bartolomeo was born in Cento, where his father was a trader. He studied the violin locally, firstly in Bologna, and then from 1763 in Modena with Paul Guastarobba, who had studied with the noted violinist Giuseppe Tartini. He returned home in 1766 and played in a local orchestra. In 1768 he studied further in Venice and Padua, where Tartini still lived.
He lived for a few years in F ... (Read all)