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Louis Moreau Gottschalk (May 8, 1829 – December 18, 1869) was an American composer and pianist, best known as a virtuoso performer of his own romantic piano pieces. Although he is regarded as an American composer and musician, he spent most of his working career outside of the United States.

Gottschalk was born of a Jewish businessman from London and a white Creole Haitian in New Orleans, where he was exposed to a wide variety of musical traditions. His family lived… read more

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  • Marche des Gibaros + Festa Criola + Tournament Galop = musical excellence
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  • yeah that's about two centuries late to be baroque. try romantic
  • baroque?!

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