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Friedrich Niecks

Friedrich Niecks

Friedrich Niecks

*3 II 1845 Düsseldorf, †24 VI 1924 Edynburg

Niecks Friedrich - German violinist and music critic. Since 1868 he was living in Great Britain mainly Scotland). He wrote essays and articles for The Musical Times and Monthly Musical Record, and between 1891 and 1914 he was the professor at the Edinburg University.

He is an author of a famous, two-volume biography of Chopin - one of the most important books about Chopin written in the XIXth century. He collected a lot of information about Chopin's life - partly from the memories of composer's students and friends.


 

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