A Violinist and the Devil

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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Real Story Behind Krampus: The Christmas Demon The Bear Who Fought in WWII In this video: At the height of his fame and fortune, Niccolò Paganini, arguably the greatest violinist ever to live, was both the toast, and the bane, of Europe. Considered by most a musical genius, by some a musical god and by others, the Devil’s minion, Paganini’s virtuosity, appearance and bearing had some believing his skill could only come after he had made a pact with the Devil. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/06/famous-violinist-paganini-really-sell-soul-devil/ Sources: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2011/jun/16/robert-johnson-sells-soul-devil http://www.violinstudent.com/biographies/paganini.html http://www.biography.com/people/niccol%C3%B2-paganini-21196451 http://www.thehumanmarvels.com/niccolo-paganini-the-devils-violinist/ http://www.guitarramagazine.com/NicocoloPaganini http://www.theguardian.com/music/2011/jun/16/robert-johnson-sells-soul-devil http://www.vagablogging.net/robert-johnson-sold-his-soul-to-the-devil-in-rosedale-mississippi.html http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/779 http://music.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/0010_halloween/violin.shtml Image Credit: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niccol%C3%B2_Paganini#/media/File:Hetty_Krist,_Paganini_(Farblithographie).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NiccoloPaganini.jpeg https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variationen_%C3%BCber_ein_Thema_von_Paganini_(Brahms)#/media/File:Kersting_-_Der_Geiger_Nicolo_Paganini.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alessandro_Rolla_by_Luigi_Rados.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elisa_Baciocchi_Franque_Joseph.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nicolo_Paganini.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nicolo_Paganini_by_Richard_James_Lane.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Niccolo-Paganini.jpeg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kersting-Nicolo_Paganini.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paganini_on_his_death_bed.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paganini.jpeg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gregory_XVI.jpg https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-154152245/stock-vector-harmonic-icon-flat-illustration-of-harmonic-vector-icon-for-web https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-160730816/stock-photo-old-violin-on-a-wooden-background-stringed-musical-instrument-in-close-up

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