Niccolo Paganini

Niccolo Paganini

composer and violinist
On December 12, 1829, Paganini wrote his friend Germi: "The variations I've composed on the graceful Neapolitan ditty, 'Oh Mamma, Mama Cara,' outshine everything. I can't describe it!" He was writing from Karlsruhe, in the midst of his triumphal tour through Germany. That letter marks the earliest known mention of the variations that would become famous as "The Carnival of Venice." At the time of his letter, Paganini had already performed the piece in at least four concerts. From then on, it would be one of his most poMore Niccolo Paganini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet.More Niccolo Paganini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I love the guitar for its harmony; it is my constant companion in all my travels.More Niccolo Paganini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The variations I've composed on the graceful Neapolitan ditty, 'Oh Mamma, Mama Cara,' outshine everything. I can't describe itMore Niccolo Paganini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet.More Niccolo Paganini quotes [08/31/2011 02:08:40]

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