József Joachim

József Joachim (1831 - 1907)

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Born in Köpcsény, Moson County, Kingdom of Hungarymap
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Joseph Joachim (Hungarian: Joachim József, 28 June 1831 – 15 August 1907) was a Hungarian violinist, conductor, composer and teacher. A close collaborator of Johannes Brahms, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant violinists of the 19th century.[1]


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Joachim
  • 1871 England Census, ancestry.com: "Name: Joseph Joachim. Age: 40. Estimated Birth Year: abt 1831. Relation: Visitor. Gender: Male. Where born: Austria. Civil parish: Paddington. Ecclesiastical parish: St Matthew. County/Island: London."
  • 1881 England Census, ancestry.com: "Name: Joseph Joachim. Age: 49. Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832. Relationship to Head: Visitor. Gender: Male. Where born: Hungary. Civil parish: Kensington. County/Island: London. Street Address: 25 Phillimore Gdns. Marital Status: Married. Occupation: Artist."
  • Berlin, Germany, Deaths, 1874-1920, ancestry.com: "Name: Joseph Joachim. Birth Year: abt 1831. Age: 76. Death Date: 15 Aug 1907. Civil Registration Office: Charlottenburg I. Certificate Number: 395. Archive Sequence Number: 307. Register Type: Zurückgeführtes Erstregister."
  • Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900, ancestry.com: "Name: Joseph. Joachim. College: TRINITY. Born: June 28, 1831. Died: Aug. 15, 1907. More Information: Hon. Mus.D. 1877. Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Mar. 8, 1877. S. of Julius, of Berlin. B. June 28, 1831, at Kittsee, near Pressburg, Hungary. School, Leipzig. Began to play the violin at the age of five. Studied music under Bohm at the Vienna Conservatorium; subsequently guided and helped by Mendelssohn. First appearance as a violinist in London, 1844. Concertmeister at Weimar, 1850. Director of the concerts, Hanover, 1853. Director and Conductor of Royal Academy of Music. Hon. Mus.D., Oxford; Hon. LL.D., Glasgow, 1889. ‘The greatest violin player of his time.’ Composer of The Hungarian Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, and other violin concertos. Died Aug. 15, 1907. (Grove, Dict. of Music and Musicians, II. 534; Who was Who, 1897-1916.)"

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