Johannes Brahms: The Classical Romantic
German composer and pianist Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) was one of the foremost figures in the Romantic music scene in 19th century Vienna, where he spent much of his professional life.
During his lifetime, Brahms’ fame and influence were so extensive that he is at times grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the Three Bs. Although Brahms was a rather conservative and academic composer, his music was of superb quality and intense emotional depth.
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