Piano Music by Ignaz Moscheles

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.