Location: Berlin, Germany
Dates: B.1794, d.1855
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Author: John Dilworth
GRIMM, Carl Born 1794, died 1855 Berlin Germany. Musician and later instrument maker to the Court. Stradivari-derived model. Exhibited a quartet in London, 1862. Many instruments bearing his label are the work of his pupil and successor Carl Hellmig.
Britten Sinfonia/Thomas Ades (piano/director), Nicholas Daniel (oboe/director) Milton Court Concert Hall, London, 29 September 2014 Rating: **** The late John Tavener was sufficiently prolific to leave a number of pieces unperformed at his death last year, and the Britten Sinfonia gave the world premiere of the largest, Flood of Beauty, in the Barbican’s main hall before...
Author: Cecie Stainer
b. 1794 ; d. June, 1855, at Berlin. A musician who, showing great talent in making violins, started a business in Berlin, and was soon considered one of the best German makers of his time. He made a great many experiments, combined with a serious study of the work of the old Italian makers ; and his instruments are celebrated for their powerful tone and for the beautiful quality of their varnish. The firm never made more than thirty instruments per year, thus devoting much time to their construction and finish. A quartet of his instruments was very generally praised at the London Exhibition in 1862 for their rich and full tone.
Author: George Hart
He died at Berlin 1855.