Burgmueller, Norbert

Period: Romantic

Born: Thursday, December 4, 1810 in Düsseldorf, Germany

Died: Friday, February 13, 1836 in Aachen, Germany

Nation of Origin: Germany

Major Works:
Rhapsody in B minor for piano
String Quartet in A minor

Other Information:
Norbert Burgmueller was the son of Johann August Franz, a well-regarded scholar, organist, and conductor of the time. His older brother, Johann Friedrich Franz, was also a gifted composer.

General Bibliography:
Blume, Friedrich, with Norton, M. D. (Translator) and Norton, Herter (Translator), Classic and Romantic Music; A Comprehensive Survey, W. W. Norton & Company, November 1970, ISBN: 0393098680

Einstein, Alfred. Music in the Romantic Era, W. W. Norton & Company, December 1947, ISBN: 0393097331

Rosen, Charles, The Romantic Generation, W. W. Norton & Company, April 1995, ISBN: 0674779347

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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