The Strad: May 1890

May 1, 2015

Hungarian-born violinist Joseph Joachim graced the cover of The Strad‘s very first issue, published 125 years ago this month. Here are the first two pages, which also contain an account by Charles Hallé on how he came to found the renowned Manchester orchestra. The things you could buy for twopence in 1890!

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