Louis Brassin

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Birthday
24, 1840
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
May 17, 1884 (43)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1840
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
May 17, 1884 (43)

About

Famous for his piano transcription of the oft-recorded Magic Fire Music from Die Walküre by Richard Wagner.

Before Fame

He debuted in concert in Hamburg when he was six and started studying at the Leipzig Conservatory when he was seven.

Trivia

He contributed much to Belgium's musical culture while a piano professor at the Brussels Conservatoire.

Family Life

His father was a baritone. He would later tour with his two brothers.

Associated With

He transcribed several pieces from Wagner's Ring Cycle, some of which were recorded by Isador Goodman.