Anton Reicha

Anton Reicha Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Рожден
    26th Февраль 1770
  • Умер
    28th Май 1836
  • Место рождения
    Prague, Czech Republic

Anton Reicha was a Czech-born, later naturalized French composer. A contemporary and lifelong friend of Beethoven, Reicha is now best remembered for his substantial early contribution to the wind quintet literature and his role as a teacher – his pupils included Franz Liszt and Hector Berlioz. Reicha was also an accomplished theorist and wrote several treatises on various aspects of composition. Some of his theoretical work dealt with experimental methods of composition, which he applied in a variety of works such as fugues and études for piano and string quartets.