Austrian Romantic composer Joseph Joachim (1831-1907) was of Hungarian (Slovakian) ancestry. He was an accomplished violinist and conductor, playing both his own music and that of others. Schumann dedicated a piece to him and Brahms consulted him on his own Violin Concerto. Joachim's most noted piece is Hungarian Concerto for Violin, op. 11
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Link to lyrics of Heinrich Heine in German with English, French, and Dutch translations from the Lied and Art Song Texts Page at REC Music.
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