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Moscheles, Ignazlocked

(1794–1870)
  • John Warrack

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Moscheles, Ignaz (1794–1870), pianist and composer, was born in Prague on 23 May 1794, one of five children of a Jewish cloth merchant, Joachim Moscheles (d. 24 April 1805). He was given the Jewish name Isack, but used the name Ignaz. His main studies were with the director of the ...

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