Stradivarius Violin first played in the Pacific Northwest in Seattle in 1875.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 11/04/1998
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 206
In 1875 Camelia Urso gives a Seattle concert using a Stradivarius violin. This is the first time a Stradivarius is played in the Pacific Northwest.

Sources: Edward Sheppard and Emily Johnson, "Forty Years of Symphony in Seattle 1903-1943," The Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 1 (1944), 19.

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