Today’s Birthday: Anton Bruckner (1824) – let’s listen to some Anton Bruckner’s music this evening!

Anton Bruckner (1824)

Bruckner was an Austrian composer who established a reputation as a virtuoso organist in Vienna. However, as a composer, he gained recognition slowly. He was 60 before he achieved fame with his 1884 Symphony No. 7 in E Major, one of nine that he completed. Socially awkward and eccentric, he developed a pattern of courting much younger women without success. Bruckner once accidentally alienated an influential critic after getting mixed up in a feud between what two famous composers? More… Discuss

One response to “Today’s Birthday: Anton Bruckner (1824) – let’s listen to some Anton Bruckner’s music this evening!

  1. Pingback: Special Evening at the Concert: Celebrating Bruckner – Symphony No.7, in E major, WAB107 – Harnoncourt/WPh(2007Live) | euzicasa

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