Meyer, Waldemer



Violin virtuoso of distinguished ability; was born in Berlin. His talent was so remarkable that the great Joachim himself instructed him for four years receiving no remuneration for his teaching. He obtained for Meyer a position as first violin in the Berlin Court band, where he played from 1873 to 1881. He made a concert tour with Pauline Lucca, and later alone toured France, England, Belgium and Germany, everywhere achieving a brilliant success.