Argentinian PBT magazine posthumous tribute, June 1911
A feature film
A freeborn descendant of African slaves, Brindis was an accomplished Cuban violinist. His virtuosity compared with the Italian, Nicolo Paganini, the most celebrated violinist of the early 19th century. Thus he became known as “The Black Paganini.” He performed both as a solo artist and in international orchestras throughout Europe, North and South America. He received the highest honors and awards from Western governments and European monarchies. Despite his many accomplishments and celebrated career, he met a fateful, Icarian end.