|Birthname||Christian Ludwig Schuncke|
|born on||21 December 1810 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )|
|Place||Kassel, Germany, 51n19, 9e29|
|Timezone||LMT m9e29 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||28°55' 24°46 Asc. 19°51'|
German pianist and composer, and close friend of Robert Schumann. Schuncke was one of the co-founders of the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, and one of its early contributors, under the pseudonym "Jonathan".
He was generally known as Ludwig, and that name also appears as Louis in some references. His surname appears as either Schuncke or Schunke.
His early promise was eclipsed by his death from tuberculosis at the age of 23 on 7 December 1834.
- friend relationship with Berlioz, Hector (born 11 December 1803)
- friend relationship with Schumann, Robert (born 8 June 1810)
Sy Scholfield cites birth record quoted in Ludwig Schuncke (1810-1834) and His Piano Music by Ruskin King Cooper, Joachim Draheim, and Michael Schuncke (Fischer+Partner, 1997), page 42: "Im „Kasseler Taufbuche der ev. lutherischen Gemeinde in Heßen-Casel ”liest man: Im Jahre Achtzehnhundert zehn, den ein und zwanzigsten December, früh zwischen neun und zehn Uhr wurde geboren und den dritten Januar 1811 getauft: Christian Ludwig."
Translation: In the "Kassel Baptismal Book of the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Heßen-Casel" one reads: In the year eighteen hundred and ten, on twenty-one December, between nine and ten o'clock in the morning, Christian Ludwig was born and on the third of January 1811 he was baptized.
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Tuberculosis (Terminal)
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Tuberculosis)
- Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 23)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Piano)