By Peter Clive

As an influential and well-connected composer, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) had encountered, befriended, and collaborated with thousands of individuals over his major occupation. In Brahms and His international: A Biographical Dictionary, writer Peter Clive offers large and updated info at the composer's own organization with a few 430 individuals. those individuals comprise relations, neighbors, pals, and physicians; fellow musicians and composers whom Brahms rather favourite and within the variations of whose works he used to be concerned; conductors, instrumentalists, and singers who took half in awesome or first performances of his works; poets whose texts he set to tune; publishers and artists; or even the rulers of sure German states with whom he had major touch. delivering info now not often to be had in Brahms biographies, this quantity combines findings from either fundamental and secondary assets, giving insights into Brahms' personality, his existence, and his profession, and laying off gentle at the proficient center and higher classification tradition of the 19th century. A entire chronology of Brahms' lifestyles, a bibliography, and indexes around out this significant reference guide.

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