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About Franz Schubert
Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer and songwriter of the early Romantic and Classical eras. He was best noted for leaving behind over 500 vocal works, complete operas, symphonies, chamber music and sacred music.
His most successful works include the ‘Great’ Symphony No.9 in C Major, D.944, the three last piano sonatas, Winterreise (D.911) and the Piano Quintet in A major, D.667.
His parents were Franz Theodor Florian Schubert and Maria Elisabeth Katharina Vietz. He happened to be the twelfth child of fourteen children; however nine of his siblings died in infancy.
Between 1813 and 1815, he had composed a long list of musical variety, including over 150 songs, five string quartets, three symphonies, three full scale masses and a full-length opera titled, Des Teufels Lustschloss (The devil's palace of desire).
His dance music and songs were so popular in Vienna that concert parties known as Schubertiaden were devoted to him.
He is credited with writing over 1,500 musical works, including a variety of secular works, piano, symphonies, orchestral overtures, chamber works and stage works.
He received his first piano lessons from his brother, Ignaz. As for his violin lessons, those came from his father.
Though the cause of his early death, at age 31, was diagnosed as typhoid fever, certain theorists propose he suffered from syphilis.
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Famous quotes by Franz Schubert
Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief.Franz Schubert
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.Franz Schubert
I try to decorate my imagination as much as I can.Franz Schubert
Nobody understands another's sorrow, and nobody another's joy.Franz Schubert
You believe happiness to be derived from the place in which once you have been happy, but in truth it is centered in ourselves.Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert's Popularity
Franz Schubert was a famous Austrian composer, who was born on January 31, 1797. As a person born on this date, Franz Schubert is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (January 31).
People born on January 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Franz Schubert is the 410th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Franz Schubert's birthday, Franz Schubert is the 8th most famous Austrian and ranks 4th in famous people born in Vienna, Austria.
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