Ignaz Brull

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Birthday
7, 1846
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Sep 17, 1907 (60)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1846
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Sep 17, 1907 (60)

About

Highly regarded musician and composer whose works were rediscovered to great acclaim in the 21st century. He was a close friend of Johannes Brahms.

Before Fame

He began studying at age 10 with famed pianist Julius Epstein at the Vienna Conservatory.

Trivia

His many operatic compositions, especially The Golden Cross, were considered vital repertory works until the Nazis banned them because he was Jewish.

Family Life

His parents Katharina Schreiber and Siegmund Brüll were successful Jewish merchants and musicians in their own right. His mother was a pianist and his father a baritone.

Associated With

He was encouraged to continue pursuing music at a young age by Anton Rubinstein.