Carl Reinecke

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Birthday
23, 1824
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Mar 10, 1910 (85)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1824
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Mar 10, 1910 (85)

About

Influential and versatile musician remembered for his flute sonata "Undine." He composed nearly 300 published works.

Before Fame

He embarked on his first concert tour when he was 19, traveling throughout Denmark and Sweden and expanding his musical education along the way.

Trivia

He became the earliest-born pianist to record his playing, laying down seven compositions on piano roll in 1904 at the age of 80.

Family Life

His father Johann Peter Rudolph Reinecke was a music teacher and his first instructor.

Associated With

He studied with three great composers: Felix Mendelssohn, Franz Liszt, and Robert Schumann.