Romanticism 2

  • Niccolò Paganini

    Niccolò Paganini
    Niccolò Paganini (27 October 1782 – 27 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was one of the most celebrated violin virtuosi of his time, and left his mark as one of the pillars of modern violin technique. - <a href='' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Harriet Smithson

    Harriet Smithson
    Henrietta Constance (Harriet) Smithson (1800 - 3 March 1854) was an Anglo-Irish actress, the first wife of Hector Berlioz, and the inspiration for his Symphonie Fantastique. - <a href='' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz
    Hector Berlioz (11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem). Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation. He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works; as a conductor, he performed several concerts with more than 1,000 musicians. - <a href='' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin
    Frédéric François Chopin (22 February 1810 – 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of French-Polish parentage. He is considered one of the great masters of Romantic music. - <a href='' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt
    Franz Liszt (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor and teacher. - <a href='' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Nadezhda von Meck

    Nadezhda von Meck
    Nadezhda Filaretovna von Meck (1831 – 13 January 1894) was a Russian businesswoman, who is best known today for her artistic relationship with Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. She supported him financially for 13 years, enabling him to devote himself full-time to composition, but she stipulated that they were never to meet. - <a href='' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (7 May 1840 – 6 November 1893) was a Russian composer whose works included symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, and chamber music. Some of these are among the most popular concert and theatrical music in the classical repertoire. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally. - <a href='' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>