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 – 205 years ago

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German composer and music publisher Franz Anton Hoffmeister died on this day in 1812 – 205 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.’

SARA FERRANDEZ | HOFFMEISTER VIOLIN CONCERTO | FRANS HELMERSON & MADRID INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC INSTITUTE ORCHESTRA | 17 YEARS OLD | 2013

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