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Biography: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756–1791 •  Austrian composer. The ‘miracle which God let be born in Salzburg’ – to quote his father, Leopold – came into the world on 27 January 1756 and was … Continue reading

December 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Biography: Johannes Brahms

1833–97 •  German composer. Brahms is a Janus-like figure in music history: he simultaneously faced the past and the future. Reviving and enlarging the classical principles of Haydn, Mozart and … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Biography: Chopin, Fryderyk Francisek

1810–49 • Polish composer. Chopin was unique among composers of the highest achievement and influence in that he wrote all his works, with the merest handful of exceptions, for the … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Biography: Ludwig van Beethoven

1770–1827 •  German composer. Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the greatest composers in history – perhaps the greatest. Standing at the crossroads between the classical and Romantic eras, he … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 3 Comments