Johann Baptist Cramer

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Birthday
24, 1771
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 16, 1858 (87)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
24, 1771
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 16, 1858 (87)

About

London musician who was considered Beethoven's equal in his time, both performing and competing with the composer.

Before Fame

He studied with composer and pianist Muzio Clementi from 1782 until 1784.

Trivia

He nicknamed Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 The Emperor and also published its English printing.

Family Life

His father was the famed London musical conductor and violinist Wilhelm Cramer.

Associated With

His compositions were considered to lack the experimentation characteristic of Jan Ladislav Dussek's work. He was, however, praised for his technical perfection.

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