Piano Quintets



First name: Johann H.
Last name: Bonawitz
Dates: 1839-1917
Category: Quintet
Nationality: German
Opus name: Piano Quintet in G monir Opus 42 (1886)
Peculiarities: imslp Petrucci
Information: German pianist and composer, of Polish origin, Bonawitz immagrated to America at an early age. He organised symphony concerts in New York City and produced two operas in Philadelphia during the 1870s, The Bride of Messina and Ostrolenka. He composed other operas and moved to Vienna and then to London where he founded the Mozart Society. [entry prompted by Howard D. Klosterman, M.D.]