Leipzig ,Town of Music

Acquaints you with the approximately 800 year musical history of the town, beginning with the foundation of the world-famous Thomanerchor (St. Thomas Choir) in 1212. The Leipzig Town Musicians were founded in 1479 and the excellent and world-famous Gewandhaus Orchestra in 1743.

Around 1220 the minnesinger Heinrich von Mohrungen spent his twilight years in the Thomas Cloister. Other important musicians followed: J. S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Richard Wagner, Robert and Clara Schumann (nee Wieck), Albert Lortzing, Gustav Mahler, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Arthur Nikisch, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Kurt Masur.

The Leipzig institutions for the cultivation of music and musical education, the corresponding museums and archives, the musical festivals and competitions, as well as the musical publishers are also introduced to you.

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