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Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Birth: May 8, 1829
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1869
Tijuca
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composer. He was a pianist, best known as a composer of exotic piano works. He was hailed as the New World's first authentic musical spokesman and his keyboard virtuosity was compared with Chopin's. Through out the mid 19th Century, he toured America, Europe, the Caribbean and was the first American composer to employ Latin American and Creole folk themes and rhythms. He wrote operas, symphonies and more than 200 piano pieces, including "La Bamboula", "Le Bananier", "Le Banjo, L'Union" and "The Dying Poet". He spent his last years in South America, feverishly devoted to concert-giving. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section M/N, Lot 19581
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Louis Moreau Gottschalk
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Louis Moreau Gottschalk
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Louis Moreau Gottschalk
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- Terry Topin Kaufman
 Added: May. 21, 2016
Thank you for the thoughtful and wonderful music you have made and are inspiring others to compose.
- John Webber
 Added: Jul. 26, 2015

- Bling Blinky of Texas
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015
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