Schleicher Krähmer, Caroline

Caroline_KrähmerCaroline Schleicher Krähmer (ca. 1794–1850), Switzerland

Pseudonym: Karol Krähmer. A distinguished clarinettist; also a violinist and composer. She was encouraged to study both clarinet and violin by her father (a bassoonist). She married the oboist Ernst Krähmer and they toured in Europe and Russia until his death in 1837. Her works include a Sonatina for clarinet and piano.

 

 Music example. Sonatina; Larghetto for piano and clarinet/violin: