Bärmann, Heinrich Joseph

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Bärmann, Heinrich Joseph (b Potsdam, 1784; d Munich, 1847). Ger. clarinettist for whom Weber's cl. works were comp. Prin. cl. of Munich Court Orch. Comp. especially for combinations incl. his instr. His son Karl (b Munich, 1811; d Munich, 1885), composer and clarinettist, toured with him and succeeded him in court orch. Wrote Clarinet Method. Karl's son, also Karl (b Munich, 1839; d Boston, Mass., 1913) was pianist and pupil of Liszt. Settled Boston 1881.