Hausmann Heights

In 1852 The Musical World responded to a reader’s question as to the respective heights of George Hausmann and the double bass virtuoso Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1889). There don’t seem to be any pictures of George, but there are many photographs of Bottesini. This trait seems to have run in the family: Robert Hausmann was 1,90 m tall (6’2″).

“Signor Bottesini”

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