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Silvius Leopold Weiss

The expert lutenist from the eighteenth century, Weiss was created in Breslau (now Wroclaw in Poland) right into a lute-playing family, and first discovered the instrument from his father, Johann Jacob Weiss. In 1706, Weiss produced his professional debut in the Breslau courtroom, where his family offered. Weiss’ extraordinary skill …

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