Jo·han·nes [yoh-hah-nuhs], /yoʊˈhɑ nəs/, 1833–97, German composer.
- Brahms·i·an, adjective
- Brahmsite, noun
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How to use Brahms in a sentence
Freire received two Grammy nominations for his Chopin records and a third for an album of the Brahms piano concertos.Nelson Freire, acclaimed Brazilian pianist, dies at 77 | Emily Langer | November 4, 2021 | Washington Post
He makes his statement by wearing Alexander McQueen rainbow pants when he plays a Brahms solo.Violin Channel’s digital concert series supports artists during COVID | Patrick Folliard | September 9, 2021 | Washington Blade
Few authors write more transparently about music than Swafford, who has also penned memorable lives of Brahms and Ives.The Best Biographies of 2014, Including Lives of Gandhi, the Koch Brothers, and Jefferson Davis | William O’Connor | December 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Americans are beginning to admire and appreciate Brahms; he ought to have a great vogue here.Piano Mastery | Harriette Brower
It was a special concert, at which the honored guest and soloist was the great Brahms himself.Piano Mastery | Harriette Brower
His introduction of the young Brahms to Schumann is a famous incident of this time.
It was no longer a guarantee of enlightenment to worship Brahms or admire Beethoven.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
Later, he found Brahms, as all the world soon found out, and revised his early notions of the greater musician.Richard Wagner | John F. Runciman
British Dictionary definitions for Brahms
Johannes (joˈhanəs). 1833–97, German composer, whose music, though classical in form, exhibits a strong lyrical romanticism. His works include four symphonies, four concertos, chamber music, and A German Requiem (1868)
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