Prince Louis Ferdinand (Friedrich Christian Ludwig)

Prince Louis Ferdinand (Friedrich Christian Ludwig) was born near Berlin, November 18, 1772.

He was the son of Prince August Ferdinand of Prussia, and a nephew of Frederick the Great. He was an amateur pianist and composer of real talent. His nocturnes, especially that entitled “Departed Days”, are known by many musicians. His quartet in F minor is another of his most familiar works.

He was killed at the battle of Saalfeld, October 10, 1806