Composer: Johannes Brahms
Dates: 7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897
Title of Piece: Symphony No.3 Poco Allegretto
Brief Biography: Brahms was composer and pianist. In his lifetime he was a leader of the Viennese musical scene. Brahms is often grouped alongside JS Bach and Beethoven as one of the ‘Three B’s’. He aimed to honour the structures of German Baroque and advance them into the Romantic idiom.