Ave Maria

Composer: Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832)     


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A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker)
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Biography & Autobiography - 695 pages
Kuhlau, Friedrich
b Uelzen Hanover Sept it 1786 d Copenhagen March 12 1832
Harmony pupil of Schwenke at Hamburg Going to Copenhagen in 1810 to escape the French conscription he supported himself there by teaching the piano and theory in 1813 he became unsalaried chamber musician flutist in the royal orch and brought out a series of operas which were well received and elevated the public taste The Robbers Castle 1814 Elisa Lulu j The Magic Harp Hugo and Adelaide In 1818 he was app salaried court composer and received the title of 11 Professor in 1828 He also prod a dram scene Eu ridiee and music to Heiberg's Eherhoe comp 3 flute quartets trios concertants duets etc f flute 8 violin sonatas 2 pf concertos and many pf sonatas and sonatinas for piano 2 and 4 hands which are valuable albeit dry instructive works sonatas op 5 8 52 60 sonatinas op 20 55 59 f 4 hands op 8 17 44 66 also songs and male quartets then in great vogue Sketch by Thrane Leipzig 1886

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