Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)



Famous Works Involving Orchestra

4 symphonies, 2 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Fun Facts

  • Brahms didn’t work very quickly. He was known to have been a perfectionist, destroying most of his early work because he thought it was not good.
  • Brahms was in love with Clara Schumann, composer Robert Schumann’s wife.
  • Brahms did not like Wagner’s music. Till this day, people will choose to like one or the other, resulting in arguments.

Get to know Brahms in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist Michael Buccicone!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Brahms’ Music

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