Louis Spohr

Louis Spohr

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Louis Spohr was a German composer, violinist and conductor. Born Ludewig Spohr, he is usually known by the French form of his name. Sometimes described as "The Forgotten Master," Spohr was once as famous as Beethoven. As a violinist, his virtuoso playing was admired by Queen Victoria. As a composer he ranks as a historic figure in the development of German music drama whose greatest triumph was in the oratorio. His orchestral writings and chamber works were once considered on a par with Mozart's. Spohr was born in Braunschweig in the duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenb ttel to Karl Heinrich Spohr and Juliane Ernestine Luise Henke. Spohr's first musical encouragement came from his parents: his mother was a gifted singer and pianist, and his father played the fluteshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136662256
  • 9786136662251