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An early version of the Capriccio, Op. 76, Nº. 1, in the hand of Johannes Brahms. See the fancy decorative border? This copy was given to Clara Schumann as a “suitable-for-framing” birthday gift in 1871, possibly ending a quarrel between them. 

(Yale Univ. Library)

Today’s birthday May 7th 1833 : German composer Johannes Brahms

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