German Romantic composer Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806-1874) was the son of accomplished musician and minor composer August Burgmüller. Friedrich (or Frédéric) is most remembered for his piano studies for novice and developing pianists. His brother Norbert has a reputation as a more serious composer.
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Burgmueller, Johann Friedrich Franz (1806 - 1874), Germany
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Classical MIDI Musical Page: Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller
Offers several sound files ready for downloading or playing online plus a brief biography.
Friedrich Burgmüller and His Piano Pieces
Introductory biography and analysis of his twenty-five studies for children. Includes PDF format copies of each of the pieces and details on playing them.
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