Niccolo Paganini, The Devil’s Son (Part 2)

In those times, poor health and a certain lack of money did not allow Paganini to perform abroad very frequently. Besides, one day he was ironically caught with a twenty-year-old lady, Angelina Cavanna, and received accusations in “abduction and seduction of a minor“. Soon after that, a doctor discovered another serious illness of Paganini, which resulted in a two-year-long depression, hopelessness and apathy of the maestro. But still he continued composing and working on his famous 24 caprices (completed in 1817), as well as on his new sonatas and concertos.

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