Louis Thern

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Birthday
18, 1848
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Mar 12, 1920 (71)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1848
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Mar 12, 1920 (71)

About

Formed a duo with his equally talented brother Willi in 1866. The two were known for their mastery of Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven.

Before Fame

He studied at Leipzig with Bohemian composer and piano virtuoso Ignaz Moscheles and German composer Carl Reinecke.

Trivia

He and his brother became known in many parts of Europe for their tours, including annual appearances in London and Liverpool, as well as traversing Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France.

Family Life

He was born to famed composer and conductor Károly Thern who trained him and his brother early on.

Associated With

He and his brother were masters of Franz Liszt's repertoire, and the composer would often come to their concerts.