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Ruggiero Ricci (born July 24, 1918 San Bruno, California) is an Italian-American violin virtuoso.

Ricci has become famous in particular for his performances and recordings of Paganini.

The son of Italian immigrants, his father first taught him to play the violin. At age seven, Ricci studied with Louis Persinger and Elizabeth Lackey. Persinger would become his piano accompanist for many recitals and recordings.

Ricci gave his…

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  • his performance of Sarasate's Carmen Fantasy is unprecedented to this day. a true master of violin art.

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