Johannes Brahms

A Famous Composer from Germany

Early Years

Born on May 7, 1833
Born into a Lutheran family
Got his first music training from his father


Brahms work for himself all his life
His most famous work was "A German Requiem"


He died on April 3, 1897
He was killed by cancer.


Johannes was in love with a married women at a point in his life.
In his midlife he conducted a ladies choir.
He destroyed most of the copies of his early work.

A German Requim

Johannes most famous piece of work.