Agus, Giuseppe Francesco (Joseph Francis) 1749-may.1798 Italy, ? - France, Paris
violinist, 26.feb.1773 first appeared as violinist at Haymarket London, 19.mar.1778 he was convicted for attempted rape of his 11 year old god-daughter whereafter he emigrated to France, 1.jul.1781-1790 member of the Royal Society of Musicians in London, 22.nov.1795 teacher solfege at the Conservatoire de Paris ; probably son of Giuseppe Agus

[incorrectly named Henri Agus by Fetis]

Title Parts

[] Duets for 2 violins
erroneously published in Paris as Boccherini's op37
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