Alexander Dreyschock

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Birthday
15, 1818
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Apr 1, 1869 (50)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1818
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Apr 1, 1869 (50)

About

Toured Russia, Paris, London, the Netherlands, Austria, Hungary, Denmark, and Sweden between 1840 and 1849.

Before Fame

He moved to Prague when he was 15 to study under Vaclav Tomasek and began touring the northern and central regions of Germany when he was 20.

Trivia

He joined the staff of St. Petersburg Conservatory when it was first formed.

Family Life

His family and friends first noticed his exceptional musical abilities when he was only eight.

Associated With

He was particularly skilled with his left hand and could execute in octaves the left-hand arpeggios featured in Frederic Chopin's Revolutionary Etude.