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Wed March 5, 2014
When Niccoló Paganini Broke His Strings
Niccoló Paganini is well known for his great skill as a violinist, not the least was helped by the fact that he had unusually long and flexible fingers in addition to great musicality.
On one occasion, as he was playing a serenade, one after the other, three of the four strings on the violin broke.
He simply finished the serenade playing all notes on the one remaining string!