|Birthname||Joseph Lambert Massart|
|born on||19 July 1811 at 23:55 (= 11:55 PM )|
|Place||Liège, Belgium, 50n38, 5e34|
|Timezone||LMT m5e34 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||26°18' 20°51 Asc. 21°39'|
Belgian violinist who has been credited with the origination of the systematic vibrato.
He compiled The Art of Working at Kreutzer's Etudes, a supplement that contains 412 fingerings and bowings taken from his time studying with Rodolphe Kreutzer. He was an excellent String quartet player who gave many delightful chamber concerts, having also played Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata in A minor with Liszt on 23 May 1843.
He died on 13 February 1892.
- associate relationship with Liszt, Franz (born 22 October 1811)
Sy Scholfield quotes a translation of the birth certificate in Zdenko Silvela's book, "A New History of Violin Playing: The Vibrato and Lambert Massart's Revolutionary Discovery" (Universal, 2001), p. 158: "The year one thousand eight hundred and eleven on the twentieth day of the month of July ... before us ... deputy mayor of the city of Liege ... has appeared ... Joseph Massart ... with domicile in this municipality, rue de l'Agneau 418, south district, who has presented us a child of masculine sex, born yesterday near midnight, [named] Lambert-Joseph."
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (violinist)