Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Weber, Carl Maria von

Carl Maria von Weber(1786-1826), German composer, the founder of German national opera of Romantic School, and perhaps a poineer in modern pianistic composition. He took lesson from Heuschkel and Michael Haydn, in 1813 he served as a conductor at Prague National Theater; later reorganized the Royal Opera in Dresden. He composed operas(Der Freischuts, Euryanthe, Oberon), orchestral and piano music.

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