Johannes Brahms: A Great German Composer

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Johannes Brahms is considered by many of one of the greatest musicians to ever live, he was a romantic person who also was great German composer and pianist. He was born in Hamburg, Germany on May 7th of 1833 into the Lutheran family, where his father made a precarious living as a string bass player (Machlis 305). Many had believed he was the next great Beethoven, and he was certainly living up to those expectations. He was a great master of symphonic and sonata styles in the second half of the 19th century (Biography 2015). He was also known for the Three Bs (Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, & Johannes Brahms). He composed for the piano works, chamber ensembles, concerti, symphony orchestra, and for the voice and chorus. He also

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