Barth, Richard

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Barth, Richard Gender: M
born on 5 June 1850 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Wanzleben, Germany, 52n03, 11e26
Timezone LMT m11e26 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 14°46' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 16°35 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 09°56'

Richard Barth (in 1905)


German violin virtuoso, conductor, music teacher and composer in the circle of Johannes Brahms. Barth used his left hand for bowing and his right hand for fingering and so played the violin "in reverse." He died 25 December 1923, Magdeburg.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Johannes Brahms in den Erinnerungen von Richard Barth" by Kurt Hofmann (Schuberth, 1979), p. 7: "In Gross-Wanzleben bei Magdeburg habe ich am 5. Juni 1850 abends 10 Uhr das Licht der Welt erblickt."


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Music teacher)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Violinist)