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Martín Melitón Pablo de Sarasate y Navascués 10 March 1844 – 20 September 1908) 

Pablo de Sarasate was a Spanish composer and violinist born in 1844. He is widely considered one of the greatest violinists of all time, with a career spanning over four decades. Sarasate was known for his technical virtuosity and expressive playing style, which he demonstrated in his numerous compositions for violin.

Sarasate began his musical career at a young age, studying at the Paris Conservatoire and eventually making his debut at the age of nine. He quickly gained fame for his extraordinary talent and became a sought-after soloist, performing with some of the world's most prestigious orchestras. In addition to his successful performing career, Sarasate also composed a number of works for violin, including his most famous piece, "Carmen Fantasy."

Sarasate's influence on classical music continues to be felt today, with his compositions still frequently performed and recorded by modern violinists. He is remembered as a true master of the violin, whose technical prowess and musical sensitivity set him apart from his peers.