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Piano music by Louis Moreau Gottschalk - 7. vol.7

Louis Moreau Gottschalk (composer), Philip Martin (performer)
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Piano music by Louis Moreau Gottschalk - 7. vol.7

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Title
Piano music by Louis Moreau Gottschalk - 7. vol.7
Composer
Louis Moreau Gottschalk 1829-1869
Performer
Philip Martin  (piano)
Publisher
Hyperion, 2004
1 cd
Recording date
2003
Playing time
01:13:54
EAN
0034571174785
CDR
CAX8920
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20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Louis Moreau Gottschalk (May 8, 1829 – December 18, 1869) was an American composer and pianist, best known as a virtuoso performer of his own romantic piano works. He spent most of his working career outside of the United States.

Life and career

Gottschalk was born in New Orleans to a prosperous merchant and businessman from London (Edward Gottschalk) and a French Creole mother (Aimée Marie Bruslé). He had six brothers and sisters, five of whom were half-siblings by his father's biracial mistress. His family lived for a time in a tiny cottage at Royal and Esplanade in the Vieux Carré. Louis later moved in with relatives at 518 Conti Street; his maternal grandmother Bruslé and his nurse Sally had both been born in Saint-Domingue (known later as Haiti). He was therefore exposed to a variety of musical traditions, and played the piano from an early age. He was soon recognized as a prodigy by the New Orleans bourgeois estab…Read more on Wikipedia

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