Five Facts You Didn’t Know About Brahms

1 – Something hat was frequently ignored by early biographers of Brahms was what he did musically during his formative years. Coming from a very poor family, the young Johannes was sent to play piano at the local inns, brothels and taverns to supplement the family income. To make matters worse, the young Johannes, slight, blond and pretty, was made to witness sexual and violent acts which affected him badly.


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