Famous Violinists from Italy

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.

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  • Alessandro Marcello
    Dec. at 74 (1673-1747)
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
  • Alessandro Rolla
    Dec. at 84 (1757-1841)
    • Birthplace: Pavia, Italy
  • Angelo Francesco Lavagnino
    Dec. at 78 (1909-1987)
    • Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
  • Antonio Bazzini
    Dec. at 78 (1818-1897)
    • Birthplace: Brescia, Italy
  • Antonio Capuzzi
    Dec. at 62 (1755-1818)
    • Birthplace: Brescia, Italy
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    Dec. at 72 (1730-1802)
    • Birthplace: Bergamo, Italy
  • Biagio Marini
    Dec. at 68 (1594-1663)
    • Birthplace: Brescia, Italy
  • Camillo Sivori
    Dec. at 78 (1815-1894)
    • Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
  • Carlo Farina
    Dec. at 39 (1600-1639)
    • Birthplace: Mantua, Italy
  • Carlo Tessarini
    Dec. at 76 (1690-1766)
    • Birthplace: Rimini, Italy
  • Cesare Pugni
    Dec. at 67 (1802-1870)
    • Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
  • Cleofonte Campanini
    Dec. at 59 (1860-1919)
    • Birthplace: Parma, Italy
    • Birthplace: Turin, Italy
  • Domenico Gallo
    Dec. at 38 (1730-1768)
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    • Birthplace: Perugia, Italy
  • Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco
    Dec. at 67 (1675-1742)
    • Birthplace: Verona, Italy
    • Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
  • Felice Giardini
    Dec. at 80 (1716-1796)
    • Birthplace: Turin, Italy
  • Francesco Geminiani
    Dec. at 74 (1687-1762)
    • Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
  • Francesco Maria Veracini
    Dec. at 78 (1690-1768)
    • Birthplace: Florence, Italy
  • Francesco Onofrio Manfredini
    Dec. at 78 (1684-1762)
    • Birthplace: Pistoia, Italy
  • Gaetano Pugnani
    Dec. at 66 (1731-1798)
    • Birthplace: Turin, Italy