Bini, Pasquale

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Bini, Pasquale

Bini, Pasquale, Italian violinist, teacher, and composer; b. Pesaro, June 21, 1716; d. there, April 1770. At 15, he became a pupil of Tartini in Padua. After winning success as a violinist in Rome (c. 1734), he returned to Padua to complete his training with Tartini. He then was again in Rome until returning to Pesaro in 1747. In 1754 he became director of concerts and chamber music to the Duke of Württemberg. About 1759 he returned to Pesaro. He wrote concertos and sonatas for violin.

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