"JOHANN KASPAR MERTZ, the renowned guitar virtuoso and composer was born in Pressburg, Hungary, August 17,1806 and died in Vienna, October 14, 1856...............
And so begins the Biography of Johann Kaspar Mertz by George Krick
in ETUDE Magazine, September 1940, Volume LVIII, Number 9, page 637, 648
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