|George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower (c. 1780-1860)|
History - Music
George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower (c. 1780-1860) was an African European violin virtuoso. Ludwig van Beethoven composed his "Kreutzer Sonata" for Bridgetower, and accompanied him on piano at the work's premiere in Vienna in 1803.
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