Spohr, Louis (1784-1859)

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Louis Spohr (1784-1859) was a German composer, violinist, conductor and teacher. He composed Symphonies, Violin Concertos, and chamber music; Duets for Violins, String Quartets/Quintets/Sextets, Piano Trios, and Nonets. He is famous as the inventor of violin chinrest. For more information, please visit Spohr Society of Great Britain.