Johann Peter Pixis

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Birthday
10, 1788
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 22, 1874 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1788
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 22, 1874 (86)

About

German musician who was one of six composers to contribute to Hexaméron, the 1837 collaborative composition.

Before Fame

He was a concert pianist in Paris from 1825 until 1845.

Trivia

He relocated to Baden-Baden in 1845 where he was a piano teacher for the rest of his life.

Family Life

He was born in Mannheim, the second-largest city in the German state Baden-Württemberg. Mannheim was nicknamed the city of the squares for its unique layout.

Associated With

He was involved in the collaborative composition Vaterländischer Künstlerverein, which was based on Anton Diabelli's waltz and Diabelli Variations by Ludwig van Beethoven.