Ludwig Schuncke

Ludwig Schuncke

Name Ludwig Schuncke
Profession Pianist
Date of Birth 1810-12-21
Place of Birth Germany
Age 23 yrs
Death Date 1834-12-07
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Ludwig Schuncke

Musician whose talents promised a brilliant career, all of which was shattered by his death from tuberculosis when he was only 23.

Early Life Experience of Ludwig Schuncke

He was celebrated by the time he was 11, especially for his performance of Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 85, and his subsequent concert tour of Germany.

Trivia Info

His studies in Paris were augmented with a job demonstrating Duport pianos.

Family Life and Relationship

His father Johann Gottfried Schuncke was his first teacher. His uncle Johann Michael Schuncke and his father were professional horn players.

Close Associates

He resided next to Robert Schumann while living in Leipzig, and the two became fast friends.