Lacroix, Antoine, French violinist and composer; b. Rambouillers, near Nancy, 1756; d. Lübeck, June 18, 1806. He was a student of violin and composition of Joseph-Antoine Lorenziti, maître de chapelle at Nancy Cathedral. From 1780 to 1792 he was active in Paris, where he gained distinction as both a violinist and composer. After the Revolution, he toured in Denmark and Germany before settling in Lübeck as a town musician in 1796. Among his works were sonatas, duos, and variations for violin.
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