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Stephen Heller

Hungarian Born 15 May 1813 Died 14 Jan 1888

Stephen Heller was born in Hungary but made his career in Paris, after earlier patronage from members of the Fugger family in Augsburg, from where he contributed to Schumann's Neue Zeitschrift für Musik (New Chronicle for Music).

In Paris, where he settled in 1838, he earned a living as a teacher, composer and writer, in later years supported by charitable subscription arranged by Charles Hallé, Robert Browning and Lord Leighton.

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