Conrad Ansorge

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Birthday
15, 1862
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 13, 1930 (67)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1862
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 13, 1930 (67)

About

Trained many future pianists, including notables like James Simon, Wilhelm Furtwängler, and Selim Palmgren.

Before Fame

He attended the Leipzig Conservatory for two years, from 1880 until 1882, then studied with Franz Liszt during 1885 and 1886.

Trivia

He was a prolific composer. His writings included a Requiem, a piano concerto, two symphonies, three piano sonatas, and two string quartets.

Family Life

He was married to a pianist, Margarete Wegelin. They had a son, Joachim, who also became a pianist and teacher.

Associated With

He became known for his masterful presentations of Ludwig van Beethoven.