Josef Hofmann

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    Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20Josef Hofmann
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    Waltz in A flat major, Op. 34, No. 1Josef Hofmann
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    Nocturne in D-Flat Major, Op. 27: No. 2Josef Hofmann
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    Polonaise in A-Flat Major, Op. 53 "Heroic"Josef Hofmann
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    Polonaise in A Major, Op. 40 No. 1 "Military"Josef Hofmann

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        Joszef Kazimierz (or Josef Casimir) Hofmann was one of the great pianists of all time. Both parents worked for the Krakow Theater, where his father, Kazimierz Hofmann (1842-1911) was conductor and his mother sang in light operas. His father was also a notable teacher of harmony and counterpoint and began teaching his son the basics of music, while Josef's sister and aunt both taught him piano. This resulted in Josef becoming one of the all-time great child prodigies. In fact, it... Read more

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