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Transcript of Johannes Brahms
By:Hannah Tidwell And
Meagan Castleberry Johannes Brahms was born on May 7, 1833.
He died on April 3, 1897. Vienna, Austria The son of a double-bass player He was born in Hamburg, Germany He was A composer in the romantic period Brahms wrote a number of major works for orchestra, including two serenades, four symphonies, two piano concertos, a Violin Concerto, a Double Concerto for violin and cello, and a pair of orchestral overtures. ~Other Random facts~ He is a german composer. He grew up with music. http://s0.ilike.com/play#Johannes+Brahms:Andante:5847732:m1003735 ~Link!~ Although he showed talent at the piano at an early age, he spent much of his young life performing rather than composing. When he was 57 Brahms announced his retirement from composition. He was the best composer next to Beethoven. 1833-Born May 7th in Hamburg, Germany
1848-First public performance as a solo pianist
1854-Accepts position as Director of Court Concerts and Choral Society for the Prince of Lippe-Detmold
1858-Gives up the Lippe-Detmold appointment. Spends March and April in Berlin with Clara Schumann, and the summer in Göttingen where he meets Agathe von Siebold.
1863- on May 1st Left Vienna for Hamburg for his 30th birthday, but on the way returned to Blankensee, as Stockhausen was offered the job in Hamburg Brahms had wanted. By the end of May he was back in Vienna for the Singakademie
1872-Feburary 11th Brahms's father dies.
1873-In the summer visits Starnberger See
1897-March 26th Brahms is bedridden in Vienna, and on April 3rd he dies.
--http://www.naxos.com/person/Johannes_Brahms/27097.ht He studied the piano from the age of seven and theory and composition from 13, gaining experience as an arranger for his father's light orchestra ~Sources~