Famous people - Tartini, Piran

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    Piran's most illustrious citizen

    by call_me_rhia Written Jun 11, 2003

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    Giuseppe Tartini was born on 8 April 1692 in Piran and died on February 26, 1770 in Padua, Italy, where he spent most of his life. He was a famous violinist and composer, and his statue is now placed right in the middle of Tartini square, the most impressive square in town. In his life he composed over 130 concerti for violin, 2 concerti for flute, 2 concerti for cello and over 170 Sonatas for violin

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    Local violinist and composer...

    by richiecdisc Written Sep 11, 2002

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    Local violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini who died in 1770 now stands proudly in Tartinijev trg.

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