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Zino Francescatti

Though indeed of Italian background, violinist Zino Francescatti was a Frenchman, blessed in Marseilles in 1902. His genuine name was René-Charles Francescatti. Both his parents performed the violin, and his dad René have been students of Paganini. Younger Francescatti performed the Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1 at his formal Paris …

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