Johannes Brahms was a German composer and pianist of the Romantic era. He wrote symphonies, concerti, chamber music, piano works, and even choral works in the classical style when many of his fellow composers were starting to compose in the more romantic style of the day. In his adult life he moved to Vienna, Austria where he wrote music and even directed the Vienna Philharmonic for three seasons. He became good friends with fellow German composer and music critic Robert Schumann who an article praising Brahms's music which created quite a sensation. Famous works include what has become known as "The Brahms Lullaby" and his Hungarian Dances.