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Niccolò Paganini (1782–1840)

Paganini's musical talent was recognized at an early age, and his ambitious father drove him hard to succeed, even withholding food if his son did not perform to his satisfaction on the violin. Escaping his father's domineering influence in his late teens by fleeing to Lucca, Paganini came to the attention of Princess Elisa Baciocchi, Napoléon ... See full bio »

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Rear Window Soundtrack
Dorian Gray Soundtrack
Shine Soundtrack


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 2021 Big-headed solitude (Short) (music composer)
 2021 Paganini Guitar Fest - Opening Concert (TV Movie) (music)
 2021 Stranger Strings (Short)
 2020 Erbe Österreich (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
 2019 Louisiana Music: Musical Clips (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Paganini 5 (2019)
- Paganini 24 (2019)
 2010 Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona (Documentary) (music)
 2007 The Cat, Kafka and Myself (Short)
 1997 Paganini's Daemon (Documentary) (music: selected works)
 1981 Grâce à la musique (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 1967 Les grands interprètes (TV Series documentary short) (music - 1 episode)
- Devy Erlih (1967) ... (music)
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11 Biographical Movies | 3 Portrayals | See more »


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Use of cymbals for orchestral scores


The Virtuoso of Virtuosos

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