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 Louis Spohr

Louis Spohr

Birth
Braunschweig, Stadtkreis Braunschweig, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 22 Oct 1859 (aged 75)
Kassel, Stadtkreis Kassel, Hessen, Germany
Burial Kassel, Stadtkreis Kassel, Hessen, Germany
Memorial ID 9902 · View Source
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Composer. A virtuoso violinist from 1812 to 1816 he was a conductor in Vienna, and from 1817 to 1820 he was director of the Frankfurt Opera house. After that, he served as director of music at Kassel from 1822 until his death in 1859. Considered the leading virtuoso violinist at that time, his compositions include a number of works with violin and harp, written for himself and his wife, the harpist Dorette Scheidler.


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  • Added: 9 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9902
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Spohr (5 Apr 1784–22 Oct 1859), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9902, citing Hauptfriedhof Kassel, Kassel, Stadtkreis Kassel, Hessen, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .