Gustav Nottebohm

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Birthday
12, 1817
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 29, 1882 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1817
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 29, 1882 (64)

About

Pioneered the study and research of Beethoven, writing a thematic catalog of the composer's works and seeking out relics of his life.

Before Fame

He was a student in Leipzig. He became acquainted with Schumann and Mendelssohn while there.

Trivia

He collected vocal and instrumental Baroque and pre-Baroque music.

Family Life

He was born in Westphalia, which was located between the Rhine and Weser rivers, but he settled in Vienna.

Associated With

He and Johannes Brahms were lifelong friends with Brahms caring for him on his deathbed.