Antonio Bazzini (11 March 1818 – 10 February 1897) was an Italian violinist, composer and teacher.
Antonio Bazzini was a renowned Italian composer and violinist who lived in the 19th century. He was born in 1818 in Brescia and began studying music at a young age, eventually becoming a pupil of Niccolò Paganini. Bazzini's compositions were largely influenced by the Romantic style, and he is best known for his virtuosic violin work "La Ronde des Lutins".
In addition to his compositions, Bazzini was also a respected teacher, with notable students including Pablo de Sarasate and Henri Vieuxtemps. He was a member of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome and served as director of the Milan Conservatory from 1873 to 1875.
Bazzini's contributions to the world of classical music have been recognized and celebrated for over a century. His works continue to be performed and recorded by musicians all over the globe, and his legacy lives on as an important figure in the history of Italian classical music.