Brahms: Fast and Friendly Guide

Find out who Brahms' early supporters were and which of the great composers described him as having "sprang, like Minerva, fully-armed from the head of the son of Cronus."

What was the nickname given to Brahms' first symphony… and was it fair?

Brahms was also an infamous grump, who famously exited one party with an outrageous sign-off. But what was it?

Find out as Classic FM's Drive presenter John Brunning guides you on an animated tour of Brahms' life.

Brahms: Fast and Friendly Guide


Johannes Brahms Composer Johannes Brahms

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