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Max Christian Friedrich Bruch

Birthplace: Köln, Kingdom of Prussia
Death: Died in Berlin, Wiemar Republic (Germany)
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Husband of Clara Tuczek

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About Max Bruch

Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (6 January 1838 – 2 October 1920), also known as Max Karl August Bruch, was a German Romantic composer and conductor who wrote over 200 works, including three violin concertos, the first of which has become a staple of the violin repertoire. Bruch was born in Cologne, Rhine Province, where he received his early musical training under the composer and pianist Ferdinand Hiller, to whom Robert Schumann dedicated his piano concerto. Ignaz Moscheles recognized his aptitude. Bruch had a long career as a teacher, conductor and composer, moving among musical posts in Germany: Mannheim (1862-1864), Koblenz (1865-1867), Sondershausen, (1867-1870), Berlin (1870-1872), and Bonn, where he spent 1873-78 working privately. At the height of his reputation he spent three seasons as conductor of the Liverpool Philharmonic Society (1880-83). There he met his wife, Clara Tuczek. He taught composition at the Berlin Hochschule für Musik from 1890 until his retirement in 1910. Bruch died in his house in Berlin-Friedenau. ---------- Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (6 de enero de 1838 - 2 de octubre de 1920) fue un compositor y director de orquesta alemán de la época romántica de la música clásica. [editar]

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January 6, 1838
Kingdom of Prussia
October 2, 1920
Age 82
Berlin, Wiemar Republic (Germany)