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Joseph Dessauer

Joseph Dessauer

Joseph Dessauer

*28 V 1798 Praga, †8 VII 1876 Mödling k. Wiednia

Pianist of Czech origin, student of V. J. Tomáška and Bedřich Diviš Weber in Prague. In 1835 he settled in Viena. He was Chopin’s good friend. He composed very popular songs and also operas. F. Hiller considered him one of the best Viena song composers. Chopin dedicated him the Polonaises, Op. 26.


Dedicated manuscripts:

Polonaises Op. 26; Stichvorlage autograph

Dedicated first editions:

Polonaises Op. 26 (French, M. Schlesinger)
Polonaises Op. 26 (German, Breitkopf & Härtel)
Polonaises Op. 26 (English, Wessel & Co.)

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