Muzio Clementi – Photographic Reproduction of a Painting by Sopus Williams. [ 1 ]
Muzio Clementi (1752–1832) — Italian born English Composer, Keyboard Player, Teacher, Music Publisher, Piano Manufacturer – Classical Period
- Popularized the pianoforte.
- His two works Introduction to the Art of Playing on the Piano Forte, Op. 42 and Op.43 (1801) and Gradus ad Parnassum (1817) “became staples in the education of pianists at all levels.” [ 2 ]
- Teacher of Cramer and John Field, who influenced Chopin.