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Brahms, Johannes [(brahmz)]

A nineteenth-century German romantic composer (see romanticism); his works include symphonies, concertos, chamber music, songs, and A German Requiem, a piece for soloists, chorus, and orchestra.

Note: Brahms's “Lullaby” is a beloved short work. The words often sung to it begin, “Lullaby, and good night.”
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