Eduard Marxsen

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Birthday
23, 1806
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 18, 1887 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1806
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 18, 1887 (81)

About

Had many brushes with the great composers of his day and contributed much to his era's musical education.

Before Fame

He studied with Mozart pupil Ignaz von Seyfried, Simon Sechter, Johann Heinrich Clasing, and Schubert's good friend Carl Maria von Bocklet.

Trivia

He composed nearly 70 pieces, with Beethoven's Shadow being the most recognizable.

Family Life

He was born in Nienstädten, a quarter in Hamburg, Germany.

Associated With

He taught many students in his time, but his most prominent student was Johannes Brahms. Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83, was dedicated to him.