German Composer & Violinist Louis Spohr Died On This Day in 1859 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German composer and violinist Louis Spohr died on this day in 1859 – 158 years ago

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Louis Spohr Death

German composer and violinist Louis Spohr died on this day in 1859 – 158 years ago.

Spohr’s works include 9 symphonies, 10 operas and 15 violin concerti.

He is also credited as the inventor of both the violin chinrest and the orchestral rehearsal mark.

ITZHAK PERLMAN & PINCHAS ZUKERMAN | LOUIS SPOHR | DUO CONCERTANTE | 1978

 

Spohr: Symphonies Nos. 7 & 9 |CD|

Howard Griffiths

NDR Radiophilharmonie

Release Date: April 7, 2015

CPO

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