Niccolò Paganini

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Niccolò Paganini (1819), bi Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (Italian: [ni(k)koˈlɔ ppaɡaˈniːni]; 27 October 1782 – 27 Mey 1840) wis an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, an componer. He wis the maist celebratit violin virtuoso o his time, an left his merk as ane o the pillars o modren violin technique. His 24 Caprices for Solo Violin Op. 1 are amang the best kent o his composeetions, an hae served as an inspiration for mony prominent componers.