Traditional German Music

Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach spent most of his live in the area of Leipzig, where he worked as cantor, organist and composer in Lutheran church St. Thomas. There he composed his intricate masterpieces.

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Händel

Georg Friedrich Händel

Händel started his career as a child performer on the piano. Händel had always had an affinity to opera and worked as violist and composer for Hamburg opera house.

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Felix Mendelsohn

Felix Mendelsohn

Born into a privileged family Mendelsohn was able to develop his talents from an early age. He was an immensely successful musician, always in demand as conductor, teacher and performer.

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Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner is mostly known for his operas, many of them visionary, moving and powerful. Wagner always aimed to create comprehensive works of art ('Gesamtkunstwerk').

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