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Carl Maria von Weber 1786-1826

Think of Weber - and you think of Der Freischütz, a romantic mood opera that was the greatest event at German opera houses in the post-Mozart, pre-Wagner era. Carl Maria von Weber was born in Eutin (Holstein) in 1786. As well as operas, he composed a great many concertos, symphonies and chamber music works. His most important post was that of music director at the Deutsche Oper in Dresden. Weber died in 1826 during opera rehearsals in London.

Stations in life:
Eutin, Dresden

Bach - sights & sounds

Information and offers relating to places associated with the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach.