Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) was a German composer and pianist. He was born in Hamburg, Germany, and received his musical education at the Hamburg Conservatory, where he studied piano with Eduard Marxsen and composition with Friedrich Wieck.
Brahms is considered one of the leading composers of the Romantic era, and is known for his symphonies, chamber music, piano works, and choral music. Some of his most famous works include his first symphonies and piano concertos, and the choral work “Ein deutsches Requiem.”
Brahms’s music is characterized by its formal structure, rich harmonies, and emotionally expressive melodies