Monday, January 6, 2014

Hoffmann, Ernest Amadeus

Ernest Amadeus Hoffmann(1776-1822), German composer, conductor and music critic, studied music from his uncle, studied law at the University of Konigsberg, then went to Berlin to study music, conducted Hamburg Opera, also conducted in Dresden and Leipzig. In 1814 he was appointed as a judge in Berlin. He composed 20 stage works, and piano pieces.

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