Cramer, Johann Baptist [John Baptist]
- Simon McVeigh
Cramer, Johann Baptist [John Baptist] (1771–1858), pianist and composer, was born on 24 February 1771 in Mannheim, the eldest son of the violinist Wilhelm Cramer (bap. 1746, d. 1799) and his first wife. The details of his childhood remain unclear, but probably in 1774 he accompanied his mother to ...