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List of notable or famous violinists from France, with bios and photos, including the top violinists born in France and even some popular violinists who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French violinists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These violinists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known violinist from France is included when available.

List is made up of many different people, including Jean-Luc Ponty and Marc Pincherle.

This historic violinists from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French violinists of note?" and "Who are the most famous violinists from France?" These prominent violinists of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French violinists.

Use this list of renowned French violinists to discover some new violinists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (20 items)
Alexandre Luigini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Violinists from France
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Alexandre Clément Léon Joseph Luigini was a French composer and conductor, especially active in the opera house. As a composer, he is now remembered almost solely for his Ballet égyptien. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 56 (1850-1906)

Birthplace: Lyon, France

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Benjamin Godard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Violinists from France
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Benjamin Louis Paul Godard was a French violinist and Romantic-era composer of Jewish extraction. Godard composed six operas, five symphonies, a piano and two violin concertos, string quartets, sonatas for violin and piano, piano pieces and etudes, and more than a hundred songs. He died at the age of 45 in Cannes with tuberculosis and was buried in the family tomb in Taverny in the French department of Val-d'Oise ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 46 (1849-1895)

Birthplace: Paris, France

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Catherine Casadesus-Gaudin was a violinist and composer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 83 (1902-1985)

Birthplace: Paris, France

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Catherine Lara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Violinists from France
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Catherine Lara is a composer, singer, songwriter and violinist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Poissy, France

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