Karl Ferdinand Kirms
1824 - 1854
Germany
No picture
K.F. Kirms
Karl Ferdinand Kirms (20/12/1824 - 09/03/1854), a German composer, born in Dresden, died at Donauwörth. Virtuoso on several instruments, and church composer, lost his eyesight at the age of four, and was educated in the Royal Institution for the blind, 1832-41 ; he made successful concert tours through South Germany, and settled at Donauwörth in 1848. Works : 5 Masses ; Requiem, and Libera ; 2 Vespers ; Oelbergsandacht ; Te Deum ; 2 Miserere ; 2 Litanies ; Graduala for Sundays and Feast-days throughout the year ; Graduals and offertories ; Instrumental music, and songs.
Source:http://www.archive.org/stream/cyclopediaofmusi02cham/cyclopediaofmusi02cham_djvu.txt
Requiem in C minor
Period:Romanticism
Musical form:mass
Requiem with a Libera me.
Source:http://www.erzbistum-muenchen.de/EMF145/EMF014496.asp
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis