Brambach, Caspard Joseph

BORN 14 Jul 1833, Königswinter, Nordrhein-Westfalen: Oberdollendorf - DIED 20 Jun 1902, Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen
GRAVE LOCATION Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen: Poppelsdorfer Friedhof, Poppelsdorf

Caspar Joseph Brambach studied under Ferdinand Hiller and Carl Reinecke at the conservatory in Cologne, where he became a teacher in 1859. In 1861 he was appointed musicald director in Bonn. He held this post until 1869 when he decided to give it up in order to concentrate on his own work. From 1862 to 1877 he was the leader of the singing club Concordia.

He concentrated on his compositions and wrote over a hundred works. He also taught promising young musicians in private. Max von Schilling was one of his pupils and Friedrich Nietzsche asked his advice if he should become a musician or a philologist.

Related persons
• was pupil of Hiller, Ferdinand
• was pupil of Reinecke, Carl
• was teacher of Schillings, Max von


The grave of Caspar Brambach at the Poppelsdorfer Friedhof, Bonn.
Picture by Androom (17 Jun 2012)


Caspar Joseph Brambach – Wikipedia

Branchu, Caroline

Published: 21 May 2018
Last update: 26 Mar 2023