Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany (1911 – 1968)
Franz Reizenstein (June 7, 1911-October 15, 1968) was a German-born British composer and concert-pianist. His father was Dr. Albert Reizenstein (January 17, 1871 - November 19, 1925) and his mother was Lina Kohn (June 17, 1880 - ), both of Nuremberg, Germany. The family was Jewish and counted many professionals and musically inclined people among its members.
Reizenstein grew up in Nuremberg and was considered a child prodigy. He composed his first pieces when he was 5, and by the age of 17… read more
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