Category talk:Meyerbeer, Giacomo


According to B.W. Wessling, Meyerbeer, c1984: (p.7, etc.), he called himself and became famous under name Giacomo Meyerbeer; name on birth register--forename: Meyer, surname: Beer; called Jakob Liebmann Beer and known under this name as young prodigy although he signed official documents Meyer Beer, or, occasionally, J. Meyer Beer; began using surname Meyerbeer in 1810 and forename Jacob (Jakob) in 1812; afterwards, used forename Jacques while in Paris; finally changed forename to Giacomo (Source Library of Congress authorities) — P.davydov 17:22, 28 March 2009 (EDT)