Edward Dannreuther

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Birthday
4, 1844
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Feb 12, 1905 (60)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1844
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Feb 12, 1905 (60)

About

Influential musician, writer, and teacher known for his mastery of Chopin and Beethoven and his advocacy of contemporary music.

Before Fame

He attended the Leipzig Conservatory. He was taught by Ignaz Moscheles.

Trivia

He was named professor of piano in 1895 at the Royal College of Music where he would teach until his passing.

Family Life

He fled to Leipzig in 1859 to get away from the pressure his father was putting on him to make banking a career.

Associated With

He promoted Richard Wagner's works and established the London Wagner Society in 1872.