A Timeline history of the Violin Bow - from c. 1600 - 1800

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Johann Adam Hiller (1728 - 1804)
Anweisung zum Violinspielen für Schulen und zum Selbstunterrichte (Leipzig, 1792)

Composer and writer on music 1781 appointed conductor Gewandhaus Wir haben eine Violinschule von Mozart, und eine von Löhlein; ein Paar andere ... Sie waren alle zu meiner Absicht nicht brauchbar" from wiki: The majority of his writings concern pedagogy. In these publications Hiller presents himself as a highly competent teacher who regarded knowledge of music an essential part of everyone's education. every appreciation of Hiller is characterized by admiration for him as a man – a ‘friend worthy of the deepest respect’, a ‘friend of mankind’.