Johannes Brahms, born on May 7, 1833, in Hamburg, Germany, and passing away on April 3, 1897, in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria), was a pivotal figure in the Romantic period as a German composer and pianist. His extensive repertoire includes symphonies, concertos, chamber music, piano works, choral compositions, and over 200 songs. Brahms is renowned as a master of symphonic and sonata style in the latter half of the 19th century. He upheld and advanced the Classical tradition established by Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven during a time when the very foundations of this tradition were being challenged and redefined by Romantic composers. His work represents a bridge between the Classical discipline and the burgeoning Romantic spirit.
in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 05in
In KG: 75kg
Johannes Brahms Family & Relationship
Johann Jakob Brahms
Johanna Henrika Christiane Nissen
Degree of Musician
University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
Johannes Brahms Death
The composer Johannes Brahms passed away on April 3, 1897. While it has often been cited that liver carcinoma was the cause of his death, recent insights suggest a more specific diagnosis. It appears that Brahms actually succumbed to neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer, which had metastasized to the liver, ultimately leading to liver failure. This refined understanding offers a clearer medical perspective on the composer’s final health struggles.