Louis Spohr

About Louis Spohr

Birth Day: April 5, 1784
Birth Place: Germany
Died On: Oct 22, 1859 (age 75)
Birth Sign: Aries

Louis Spohr Net Worth

Louis Spohr was bornon April 5, 1784 in Germany. Over the course of his career, this early 19th-century German composer, conductor, and musician wrote close to three hundred works for symphony, chamber ensemble, violin, clarinet, and voice.
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About

Over the course of his career, this early 19th-century German Composer, Conductor, and musician wrote close to three hundred works for symphony, chamber ensemble, violin, clarinet, and voice.

Before Fame

He began studying the violin at a young age, and he had composed his first musical works by the time he was ten years old. At age fifteen, he became a court musician for Duke Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand of Brunswick.

Trivia

His vocal works, exceptionally popular during his lifetime, include the operas Jessonda and Zemire und Azor and the oratorio Die letzten Dinge.

Family Life

The child of Juliane Henke and Karl Spohr, he was born in Braunschweig and raised in Seesen, Germany. His marriage to fellow musician Dorette Scheidler lasted until her death in 1834 and produced several children; his second marriage, to Marianne Pfeiffer, began in 1836.

Associated With

He is referenced in a william Gilbert (W.S. Gilbert) lyric in the popular Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Mikado.