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In 1792 he returns to Vienna to study with Haydn and settles there for life. Gives first Viennese concert in 1795, finds aristocratic patrons. In 1802 he writes ‘Heiligenstadt Testament’, confessing to deafness. Lives through Napoleon’s bombardment and occupation of Vienna in 1809. Lonely and deaf, secures custody of nephew Carl in 1820 after years of litigation. At premiere of ‘Choral’ symphony in 1824, he is turned to face the audience so he can ‘see’ their applause. Dies in Vienna, 26th March 1827.

Begins music studies after family moves to Paris in 1882. In 1889 he enters the Paris Conservatory. Continues studies in 1897 with the composer Gabriel Faure. In 1899 he composes first well-known piece, Pavane pour une 47eceiv defunte. In 1909 he meets Stravinsky through the avant-garde musical group ‘Les Apaches’. 1912 see’s the Paris premiere of ballet Daphnis and Chloe. Rejected in 1914 for front-line military service in the first world war, Ravel joins the army as a truck driver. In 1921 he moves to Montfort-l’Amaury, west of Paris.

Maria Barbara dies in 1720; Bach marries Anna Magdalena Wilcken; 13 children follow, including Johann Christian (later the ‘London Bach). In 1723 he is appointed Kantor at the Thomasschule, Leipzig. In 1740 his eyesight begins to fail. Dies in Leipzig, 28th July 1750. 38 Johann Strauss II. Born 25th October 1825, in Vienna, eldest son of orchestra leader and composer Johann Strauss I. In 1831 he writes his first waltz tune. Begins violin lessons, in secret because of his father’s opposition. In 1842 his father abandons wife and family for another woman, Emilie Trampusch.

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