Xaver Scharwenka

Scharwenka Xaver

Xaver Scharwenka was a German pianist, composer and teacher of Bohemian-Polish descent. Scharwenka's own compositions include an opera (Mataswintha), a symphony, four piano concertos, chamber music (all with piano part) and numerous piano pieces; his piano idiom somewhat resembles Schumann and Rachmaninoff.

Name Franz Xaver Scharwenka
Country Germany
Birth date
Birth place Samter
Death date
Death place Berlin
Music time period Romantic
Instruments piano

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