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Born: Hamburg, February 3, 1809

Died: Leipzig, November 4, 1847

Major Works:

  • Orchestral Music:
    • Symphony No. 3, "Scotch"
    • Symphony No. 4, "italian"
    • Symphony No. 5, "Reformation:
    • Concerto in E minor, for violin and orchestra
    • Concerto No. 1 in E minor, for violin and orchestra
    • Concerto No. 1 in G minor, for piano and orchestra
    • A midsummer Night's Dream
    • Fingal's Cage (Hebrides) Overture
    • Ruy Blas Overture
  • Choral Music:
    • Elijah, oratorio
  • Piano Music:
    • Songs Without Words
    • Rondo capriccioso
    • Variations sérieuses
  • Other Works:
    • St. Paul, oratorio
    • Capriccio brilliant, for piano and orchestra
    • Incidental Music to Athalie
    • Octet in E-flat major
    • Quartet No. 1 in E-flat major
    • Quartet No. 6 in F minor
    • Capriccios, variations, preludes, and fugues, for piano

Source: Cross, Milton, and David Ewen. 1962. Milton Cross' Encyclopedia of the Great Composers and Their Music. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.