Richard Wüerst

Richard Wüerst (22 February 1824 – 9 October 1881) was a German composer, music professor and pedagogue.

Wüerst was born and died in Berlin. He was a pupil of Carl Friedrich Rungenhagen at the Prussian Academy of Arts and a pupil of Felix Mendelssohn's. He later taught in the conservatory of Theodor Kullak (what would soon become the Stern Conservatory) and edited the Neue Berliner Musikzeitung (from 1874–75). One of his notable students was Heinrich Hofmann. See: List of music students by teacher: T to Z#Richard Wüerst.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 22nd, 1824 (Berlin), Died October 9th, 1881 (Berlin)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-12332 10-in. 9/4/1912 Sous le balcon Rosario Bourdon ; Howard Rattay Violin and cello duet, with strings and bass composer  


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