Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Franz Peter Schubert (German pronunciation: [fʁants ʃuːbɛɐ̯t]; January 31, 1797 ? November 19, 1828) was an Austrian composer. He wrote some 600 Lieder, nine symphonies (including the famous "Unfinished Symphony"), liturgical music, operas, some incidental music, and a large body of chamber and solo piano music. He is particularly noted for his original melodic and harmonic writing.
Schubert was born into a musical family, and received formal musical training through much of his childhood. While Schubert had a close circle of friends and associates who admired ... (Read all)