Ignaz Moscheles

Ignaz Moscheles Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    30th May 1794
  • Died
    10th March 1870
  • Birthplace
    Prague, Czech Republic

(Isaac) Ignaz Moscheles was a Bohemian composer and piano virtuoso, whose career after his early years was based initially in London, and later at Leipzig, where he succeeded his friend and sometime pupil Felix Mendelssohn as head of the Conservatoire. His name is pronounced 'Mosh-el-ez', with an accent on the first syllable.