Composers By Facts

Can you name the Composers By Their Rarely Known Facts?

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He wrote an opera about the king of Persia.
He wrote a cantata about coffee addiction.
He owned a large farm.
He had two wives and had four children with the first.
His broither died and left him with a child.
He has a large nose with a polyp on it.
Scotland inspired one of his famous overtures.
He was employed by the patroness of Tchaikovsky.
His parents both suffered from mental problems.
He tried unsuccessfully to open a casino.
He served as a truck driver during World War I.
He liked ice cream sodas.
He was extravagant.
He studied with Nikolay Zverev.
He had 7 siblings.
He died of throat cancer.
Before becoming a composer he wanted to be a virtuoso pianist.
His daughter died when whe was only 13 months old.
He wrote an opera called 'The Castle of Love'.
He died in Madrid.
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He composed two sextets.
He had an argument with a close friend over a concerto.
He visited Scotland towards the end of his life.
Few are at ease in his company.
He was the son of a piano tuner.
None of his symphonies were published during his lifetime.
He composed 'The Carnival of the Animals'.
He composed the Capriccio Espagnol.
He is best known for a requiem.
He is beset known for his lieder and symphonies.
This composer's early works are inspired by Mahler.
He wrote especially for operas.
He was a major German opera composer.
She was a Romantic composer who loved by two major composers.
He wrote numerous violin concertoes.
He settled in Hamburg in 1721.
His father died in 1664
He died on January 8th.
He wrote a piano piece that was 21 hours long.
He wrote one of the hardest piano solo pieces ever written.

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