Löschhorn, Carl Albert

Carl Albert Löschhorn (June 27, 1819 – June 4, 1905)

Carl Albert Löschhorn (June 27, 1819 – June 4, 1905)

 Carl Albert Löschhorn [Loeschhorn] (born June 27, 1819, Berlin, Germany – died June 4, 1905, Berlin, Germany) was a German composer, pianist and teacher. He was a pupil of Ludwig Berger. Löschhorn became most widely known through his numerous piano studies, some of them are still popular today, including Op. 65/66/67 of which the Étude op. 66 no. 22 is best known.



BIOGRAPHY

Carl Albert Löschhorn was born in 1819 in Berlin. From 1837 he was a pupil of Ludwig Berger. After his teacher’s death, Löschhorn studied at the Royal Institute for Church Music in Berlin, where his teachers included August Eduard Grelland and August Wilhelm Bach (German composer and organist, unrelated to the family of Johann Sebastian Bach).

From 1851 Löschhorn was a piano teacher at the Royal Institute for Church Music. In 1858, the title of Royal Professor was conferred upon him. For many years he carried on concerts of chamber music at Berlin with remarkable success.

Löschhorn died in 1905 in Berlin. He was buried at the Alter Zwölf-Apostel-Kirchhof in Schöneberg near Berlin.


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