Birthplace of Bernhard Stavenhagen

The house where Bernhard Stavenhagen was born, on November 24, 1862, is located on the corner of Von-Westernhagen-Square and Brauhausgasse.  Around the turn of the century, he was a well-known personality in the international music scene, and has gone down in the annals of music history as a master student of Franz Liszt, an outstanding pianist and composer.  Every November, the City of Greiz holds the Stavenhagen Competition in his honor.  The city's music school carries his name.