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Franz Peter SCHUBERT
31 January 1797 - 19 November 1828 (age 31)

The Austrian composer Schubert led a short but highly productive life. He is best known for his lieder (songs for piano and voice) but composed work for most musical genres.

Family

Works

Links

Profile of Schubert

Family


Born: Vienna, Austria 31 January 1797
Father: Franz Theodor Schubert, schoolmaster
Mother: Elizabeth Vietz, domestic servant
Siblings: 13 but only 4 survived infancy
Partners: none
Children: none
Died: 19 November 1828, Vienna
Cause: syphilis
Grave: Wahringer Friedhof, Vienna but
in 1888 exhumed and transferred to:
Centralfriedhof in Vienna
see Find-a-grave


Works

Period: Early Romantic
Almost 1000 works of which over 600 songs
* 7 Symphonies (plus the "Unfinished Symphony)
* 21 piano sonatas
* 30 chamber works
* 6 masses
* 5 operas
Best known:
- Ave Maria
- The Unfinished Symphony
- The Trout Quintet


Ave Maria
sung by Jessie Norman


"Trout" quintet
members of Amadeus Quartet with Clifford Curzon, piano


Symphony no 8 1st movement "Unfinished"
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra - Riccardo Muti


Links - Where to go for more information 

The Schubert Institute - Lots of information
www.franzschubert.org.uk

FranzPeterSchubert.com

Answers.com - includes Wikipedia
www.answers.com/topic/franz-schubert

Music-with-Ease
www.musicwithease.com/schubert.html

The Schubert Project - photos by Tomoko Yamamoto
www.tomoko-yamamoto.com/multimedia/schubert/Schubert_Project.html



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