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Count Nikolaus Zmeskall von Domanovecz

(20 November 1759 – 23 June 1833)

Beethoven-Haus Bonn, NE 81, Band VII, Nr. 178 a.

Hungarian Court Chancellery official and cellist friend of Beethoven


Beethoven wrote his Duet with two obbligato eyeglasses for them to play together. (They both wore eyeglasses.) Here is a recording of this duet recorded by violist William Primrose and cellist Emanuel Feuermann:

20 November 24
12:00 am