Louis Spohr in Braunschweig - the 1780's

from Louis Spohr's Autobiography, pages 1-2:

My parents were musical: my father played the flute, and my mother, a pupil of the Conductor Schwaneberger in Brunswick, played on the piano with great ability, and sang the Italian bravuras of that time. As they practised music very often in the evening, a sense of love for the art was early awakened in me.
cite as

Louis Spohr, and Frederick Freedman and Longman Roberts & Green London 1865 (ed.), Louis Spohr's Autobiography, volume 1 (1969), p. 1-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1409482741175 accessed: 16 April, 2024

location of experience: Braunschweig


Louis Spohr
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting

Listening to

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Music in the Spohr family home performed by Juliane Henke, Karl Heinrich Spohr

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1780's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:59:01 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:48:02 +0000