Emile Sauret

French violin virtuoso and composer Émile Sauret was born on this day in 1852.

A protege of Charles de Beriot and Henri Vieuxtemps, he composed over 100 works for the violin – most notably his virtuosic cadenza for Paganini’s 1st Violin Concerto.

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LEONID KOGAN | PAGANINI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 IN D MAJOR | 1ST MVT | EMILE SAURET CADENZA

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