The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A celebrated Italian violinist, born at Genoa of humble origin; widely famous for his astonishing feats on a single-stringed instrument; was a composer of musical pieces for both violin and guitar; died rich (1784-1840).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Paganini, Nicolo'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/p/paganini-nicolo.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.