George Bridgetower, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


George Bridgetower

British musician

Date of Birth: 11-Oct-1778

Place of Birth: Bielsko-Biała, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 29-Feb-1860

Profession: composer, musician, violinist

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About George Bridgetower

  • George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower (11 October 1778 – 29 February 1860) was an Afro-European musician, born in 1778 in Biala Podlaska in Galicia, Poland, where his father worked for Hieronim Wincenty Radziwill.
  • He was baptised Hieronimo Hyppolito de Augusto on 11 October 1778.
  • He grew to be a virtuoso violinist, living in England for much of his life.

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