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MORITZ MOSZKOWSKI (1854- )

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 904 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MORITZ MOSZKOWSKI (1854- ), Polish musical composer, was born at Breslau, and studied at Dresden and Berlin. He started as a pianist, and had a great success at the chief European centres. He was made a member of the Berlin Academy in 1899. In 1897 he settled in Paris. He became a prolific composer both for pianoforte and for orchestra, but is best known by his Spanish dances, written for four hands on the piano, and his waltzes. His opera Boabdil was performed at Berlin in 1892.
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