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Anselm Hüttenbrenner

(1794—1868)


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(b Graz, 1794; d Ober‐Andritz, 1868).

Austrian composer and pianist. Knew Beethoven well and was at his deathbed. Comp. 6 operas; 8 syms.; 10 masses; 4 Requiems; 2 str. qts.; and 200 songs (among them Erlkönig). Many Schubert MSS, incl. that of ‘Unfinished’ Sym., were in his possession after the composer's death until 1865.

Subjects: Music.


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