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JOACHIM, Joseph (1831-1907). Hungarian violinist and composer.
Autograph Letter Signed to Lichtenberg, 1 page 8vo, no place, 23 October 1880. With a full translation. Thanking him for inviting the quartet, but regretting that he will be in Italy and then England.
The Joachim Quartet was founded in 1869 and was regarded as a leading ensemble for nearly forty years. In 1880 its personnel were: first violin, Joseph Joachim; second violin, Heinrich de Ahna; viola, Emmanuel Wirth; violincello, Robert Hausmann.
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