Pablo de Sarasate

Pablo de Sarasate was born in Pamplona, Spain, March 10, 1844.

He studied under Alard and Reber at the Paris Conservatoire, and then started upon his career as a performer in France, England, the Orient, and America.

In 1889 he made another trip to America, with Eugene d’Albert. His playing has been characterized as remarkable for both technique and tone. He wrote several short compositions for the violin.