Was the first composer to create Keyboard works solely for pianoforte
Established current piano techniques
Composed about 110 Piano Sonatas
1766 Studied under Peter Beckford for 7 years who reportedly leased the young Clementi .
1774 Made his debut as a Harpiscordist and moved to London
Summer of 1780 Clementi toured Europe .
1781 Christmas eve. Clementi played for Joseph II brother of Marie Antonette in Vienna. A challenge between Mozart and Clementi took place at this event. That was also Clementi’s first time playing the fortepiano.
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