Knorr, Julius

1805-1861

Successful teacher, pianist and writer. He introduced the simple exercise method which are now used at the basis of all piano studies. He was born and died at Leipsic and first appeared in public at the Gewandhaus. He was the editor of the Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik, in the first year of its publication. He has written many valuable technical works as Neue Pianoforteschule in one hundred and eighty-four t)bungen; Die Pianoforteschule der neuesten zeit; Das Clavierspiel in two hundred and eighty Ubungen; Schule der Mechanik; and others.