Stamitz

[ shtah-mits ]
/ ˈʃtɑ mɪts /

noun

Carl Philipp, 1745–1801, German composer and violinist (son of Johann).
Johann, 1717–57, Czech violinist and composer.

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Example sentences from the Web for Stamitz

  • Charles Stamitz, eldest son of Stamitz the famous, was born at Mannheim, in 1746.

    The Violin|George Dubourg
  • Besides the high repute he enjoyed as regards the formation of pupils, Stamitz has attained a just celebrity by his written works.

    The Violin|George Dubourg
  • Abel, Stamitz and Wagenseil wrote them, and achieved nothing in particular.

    Haydn|John F. Runciman