Voss, Charles , German pianist and composer; b. Schmarsow, Sept. 20,1815; d. Verona, Aug. 29,1882. He studied in Berlin, but made his career in Paris, where he went in 1846. Voss enjoyed great success in Paris society as a pianist and composer. He publ. a great number of salon pieces, transcriptions, paraphrases, etc., and also wrote piano concertos and etudes. His first Piano Concerto, in F minor, was praised by Mendelssohn.
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