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Date of Birth 18 December 1786Eutin, Holstein, Germany
Date of Death 5 June 1826London, England, UK
Birth NameCarl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber

Mini Bio (1)

Learining all about music and instruments Von Weber moved around Germany changing his teachers once in a while. In 1813 he became "Kapellmeister" in Prague and in 1816 music director of the "Deutsche Oper" in Dresden. There he supported German operas instead of the Italian ones which were very popular at his time - nevertheless his masterpiece "Der Freischuetz" was played for the first time in Berlin which was known to be more liberal. Was in London for a concert when he crontracted and died because of a disease.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Volker Boehm

Spouse (1)

Caroline Brandt (4 November 1817 - 5 June 1826) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (1)

Cousin of Constanze Mozart, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Personal Quotes (1)

What love is to man, music is to the arts and to mankind. music is love itself, -- it is the purest, most ethereal language of passion, showing in a thousand ways all possible changes of color and feeling; and though true in only a single instance, it yet can be understood by thousands of men -- who all feel differently.

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