Robert Fuchs ( German: Robert Fuchs ; February 15, 1847 , Frauenthal an der Lasnitz - February 19, 1927 , Vienna ) is an Austrian composer and music teacher. The brother of Johann Nepomuk Fuchs .
Robert Fuchs (1926)
|Date of Birth||February 15, 1847|
|Place of Birth||Frauenthal an der lasnitz|
|Date of death||February 19, 1927 (aged 80)|
|Place of death||Vein|
He graduated from the Vienna Conservatory , where he studied, in particular, with Otto Dessoff and Joseph Helmesberger . Then he taught there, in 1875 - 1912 . professor of music theory; Fuchs' disciples were Gustav Mahler , Hugo Wolf , Jan Sibelius , Alexander von Zemlinsky , Erich Korngold , Robert Lach , George Enescu , Risto Savin , Blagoe Bersa and many others. In 1894 - 1905 at the same time organist of the imperial chapel.
Fuchs's chamber compositions are very numerous: four stringed and two piano quartets, six violin sonatas, and many piano pieces. Among his symphonic works, five serenades for a string orchestra and a piano concerto were most famous, he also wrote three symphonies (in addition to the early student and late unfinished) and two operas. In 1881, Fuchs became a laureate of the Beethoven Competition, and the jury composed of Johannes Brahms , Hans Richter , Karl Goldmark and Eduard Hanslik gave him preference over Gustav Mahler , who submitted his first mature composition “The Complaint Song” to the competition.
Name Fuchs in 1934 was named street ( German: Robert-Fuchs-Gasse ) in Vienna.
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