Theodor Billroth

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Birthday
26, 1829
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Feb 6, 1894 (64)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1829
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Feb 6, 1894 (64)

About

Viennese surgeon who pioneered abdominal surgery and authored many influential texts on medicine.

Before Fame

He was a gifted musician in his youth.

Trivia

He took a keen interest in music, and tried to study it with the same rigor as medicine.

Family Life

He began studying medicine at his mother's wishes.

Associated With

He was a close fiend and a trusted musical advisor of composer Johannes Brahms.