Biography of Ole Bornemann Bull


Bull, Ole Bornemann. Famous violinist. Born in Bergen, Norway, 1810. He secured great triumphs both throughout Europe and in America by his wonderful playing. He lost all his money in a scheme to found a colony of his countrymen in Pennsylvania, and had to take again to his violin to repair his broken fortunes. He afterwards settled down at Cambridge, MA, and had also a summer residence in Norway, where he died in 1880.