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JOSEPH GHYS  

(1801 - 1848)

Joseph Ghys was born in Ghent, Belgium in 1801.  A pupil of Charles Lafont (1781–1839), he was a leading violinist of his generation and taught in Amiens and Nantes.  His concert career began in earnest in 1832 with tours of Europe.  Among his compositions are a violin concerto, a string quartet, and various other works for violin.  He died in St Petersburg on August 22, 1848.

Role: Classical Composer 
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