As Johann Jakob prospered, the family moved over the years to ever better accommodation in Hamburg. Johannes Brahms was born in 1833; his sister Elisabeth (Elise) had been born in 1831 and a younger brother Fritz Friedrich (Fritz) was born in 1835.
Johannes Brahms was born on 7 May, 1833 in Hamburg. His father, Johann Jakob Brahms, was a musician from Heide, who came to Hamburg to pursue a career in music. His mother, Johanna Henrika Christiane Nissen, was a seamstress. He was born the second of their three children. Johannes had his first musical training from his father.
Jan 06, 2015 · Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Photograph 1891 of the building in Hamburg where Brahms was born. Brahms’s family occupied part of the first floor (second floor to Americans), behind the two double windows on the left hand side. The building was destroyed by bombing in 1943. Johann Jakob gave his son his first musical training.
Apr 02, 2014 · Johannes Brahms was a German composer and pianist who wrote symphonies, concerti, chamber music, piano works and choral compositions.
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Oct 15, 2021 · Brahms's father, Johann Jakob Brahms (1806–72), came to Hamburg from Dithmarschen, seeking a career as a town musician. He was proficient in several instruments, but found employment mostly playing the horn and double bass.
- May 07, 1833
- Vienna, Austria
- Hamburg, Germany
Jun 29, 2019 · Johannes, second child of Johann Jakob Brahms and his wife Christiane, grew up in one of the poorest, most miserable quarters of Hamburg. The Gängeviertel (gateway quarter) was a labyrinth of narrow, half-timbered houses looming over sunless backyards, narrow gateways and long, dark corridors.