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List of notable or famous violinists from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top violinists born in Italy and even some popular violinists who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian 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 Italy is included when available.

List features Niccolò Paganini, Ottorino Respighi and more.

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

Use this list of renowned Italian 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. (51 items)
Alessandro Marcello is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Violinists from Italy
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Alessandro Ignazio Marcello was an Italian nobleman and musician. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1673-1747)

Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy

Profession: Mathematician, Composer, Violinist

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Alessandro Rolla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Violinists from Italy
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Alessandro Rolla was an Italian viola and violin virtuoso, composer, conductor and teacher. His son, Antonio Rolla, was also a violin virtuoso and composer. His fame now rests mainly as "teacher of the great Paganini", yet his role was very important in the development of violin and viola technique. ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1757-1841)

Birthplace: Pavia, Italy

Profession: Conductor, Composer, Violist, Violinist

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Angelo Francesco Lavagnino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Violinists from Italy
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Angelo Francesco Lavagnino was an Italian composer. He is best known for writing the scores to dozens of films, including The Naked Maja, Legend of the Lost, Gorgo, Daisy Miller, and two directed by Orson Welles, Othello, Chimes at Midnight, and Esther and the King. Lavagnino won the Nastro ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1909-1987)

Birthplace: Genoa, Italy

Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer

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Antonio Bazzini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Violinists from Italy
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Antonio Joseph Bazzini was an Italian violinist, composer and teacher. As a composer his most enduring work is his chamber music which has earned him a central place in the Italian instrumental renaissance of the 19th century. However his success as a composer was overshadowed by his reputation as ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1818-1897)

Birthplace: Brescia, Italy

Profession: Violinist

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