The Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien (in English: Society of Music Friends) was founded in 1812 by Joseph von Sonnleithner, general secretary of the Court Theatre, Vienna. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Vienna ( in Wien; see also other names) is the Capital of Austria, and is also one of the nine States of Austria. Its official charter, drafted in 1814, states that the purpose of the Society was to promote music in all its facets. In 1869, Russian composer Anton Rubinstein was appointed as director of the concerts. This article is about the 19th century Russian pianist and composer His tenure was short-lived. His successor was Johannes Brahms. Johannes Brahms ( pronounced ˈbʁaːms (May 7 1833 &ndash April 3 1897 was a German Composer
The Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde is the founder of the Vienna Conservatory, and responsible for the construction of Musikverein, Vienna concert hall in 1870. The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna ( Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien) is an Austrian University located in The Musikverein in Vienna, Austria was opened on January 6 1870, and is famous for its acoustics.
Antonin Dvorak became an honorary member in 1895.