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Louis Spohr (April 5, 1784 – October 22, 1859) was a German composer, violinist and conductor. Born Ludwig Spohr, he is usually known by the French form of his name outside Germany.

Spohr was born in Braunschweig in the Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg to Karl Heinrich Spohr and Juliane Ernestine Luise Henke and throughout his childhood showed talent for the violin. He joined the ducal orchestra at the age of 15. Three years later he was sent, with the Duke of Brunswick's… read more

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  • Avatar for OG-Gurda
    So sick!
  • Avatar for Slim_rafa
    Great musik
  • Avatar for FoxDoeBull
    what the fudge does this haf to do with harps?
  • Avatar for bgammill
    His music is surely under appreciated.
  • Avatar for Vasilievich
    Spohr's violin concertos are great works! also, he invented the violin chin rest, fiddlers should be thankful to Spohr otherwise they'd come home and their wives/husbands would wail on them for having hicky marks on their chins lol
  • Avatar for Eskel_cz
    Looks like my family's place. :) David Spohr

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