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Joseph Merk (1/18/1795 - 6/16/1852)

Born on 18 January 1795, Merk originally wanted to become a violinist, an ambition that was, however, foiled by the effects of a dog bite on his arm—it became impossible for him to hold up the violin. So he began to study with the principal cellist of the Vienna Court Opera, Philipp Schindlöker (1753–1827), in whose footsteps he followed after a début concert tour through Europe in 1816 or 1818 (different sources make different claims in this respect), and later he also became a member of the Emperorʼs musical establishment. From 1821 to 1848 Joseph Merk taught as a professor at the Vienna Conservatory and in 1834 he was appointed Imperial Chamber Virtuoso, while still touring all over Europe as soloist and chamber musician.





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