1786–1826
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Born: No­vem­ber 18, 1786, Eu­tin, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: June 5, 1826, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Origin­al­ly in Moor­fields Cha­pel, Lon­don. Se­ven­teen years lat­er, his re­mains were moved to Dres­den, Ger­ma­ny.

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Von We­ber was ham­pered by a con­gen­i­tal hip prob­lem that gave him a per­ma­nent limp.

He be­gan mu­sic les­sons with his fa­ther at age three. He al­so had les­sons from Mi­chael Hay­dn, and be­gan pub­lish­ing his own fu­ghet­tas at age 10. As he ma­tured, he be­gan writ­ing op­er­as, and tour­ing as a pi­a­nist in Ger­ma­ny.

  1. Evening Pray­er
  2. Jewett
  3. Seymour
  4. Straub
  5. Wilmot