Italian violinist and multi-instrumentalist whose work “Caprice No. 24 in A minor, Op. 1” is a standard in violin music.
He was a child prodigy on the violin and the mandolin.
His family was driven from their home in Genoa during the French Invasion.
His father was a trader who earned extra income as a street musician.
He often performed music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Niccolo Paganini Age
How old is Niccolo Paganini? He was born in 1782, he was 240 years old at the time of his death.
Niccolo Paganini Height & Weight
How tall was Niccolo Paganini? He stood 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) tall.
No weight data is available right now.
Niccolo Paganini Wiki
|Age||240 years old|
|Birthday||October 27, 1782|
|Date of Death||March 27, 1840|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)|
Quotes by Niccolo Paganini
At Vienna, one of the audience affirmed publicly that my performance was not surprising, for he had distinctly seen, while I was playing my variations, the devil at my elbow, directing my arm and guiding my bow. My resemblance to the devil was a proof of my origin.— Niccolo Paganini
The violin is my mistress, but the guitar is my master.— Niccolo Paganini
I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet.— Niccolo Paganini
In order to move others, I must be moved.— Niccolo Paganini
When I attained my seventh year, my father, whose ear was unmusical but who was nevertheless passionately fond of music, gave me my elementary lessons on the violin; in a very few months, I was able to play all manner of compositions at sight.— Niccolo Paganini