Composer and Music Publisher Franz Anton Hoffmeister Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

German composer and music publisher Franz Anton Hoffmeister died on this day in 1812 – 207 years ago

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German composer and music publisher Franz Anton Hoffmeister died on this day in 1812 – 207 years ago.

Hoffmeister’s major contributions to the string repertoire include: 15 string quartets, 6 violin caprices, 12 viola etudes – and a viola concerto.

He was a founding partner in the publishing firm Bureau de Misque – still active today as Edition Peters Group.

 

 

TAKEHIRO KONOE | HOFFMEISTER VIOLA CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | MUNICH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2019 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION

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