Franz Schubert
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1797-01-31
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Franz Schubert

Franz Schubert Biography (Wikipedia)

Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras. Despite his short lifetime, Schubert left behind a vast oeuvre, including more than 600 secular vocal works (mainly Lieder), seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of piano and chamber music. His major works include the Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 (Trout Quintet), the Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 (Unfinished Symphony), the three last piano sonatas (D. 958–960), the opera Fierrabras (D. 796), the incidental music to the play Rosamunde (D. 797), and the song cycles Die schöne Müllerin (D. 795) and Winterreise (D. 911).

Born in the Himmelpfortgrund suburb of Vienna, Schubert's uncommon gifts for music were evident from an early age. His father gave him his first violin lessons and his older brother gave him piano lessons, but Schubert soon exceeded their abilities. In 1808, at the age of eleven, he became a pupil at the Stadtkonvikt school, where he became acquainted with the orchestral music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. He left the Stadtkonvikt at the end of 1813, and returned home to live with his father, where he began studying to become a schoolteacher; despite this, he continued his studies in composition with Antonio Salieri and still composed prolifically. In 1821, Schubert was granted admission to the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde as a performing member, which helped establish his name among the Viennese citizenry. He gave a concert of his own works to critical acclaim in March 1828, the only time he did so in his career. He died eight months later at the age of 31, the cause officially attributed to typhoid fever, but believed by some historians to be syphilis.

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Symphony No. 4 in C Minor D.417 1st Movement Adagio molto - Allegro vivace
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Symphony No. 4 in C Minor D.417 1st Movement Adagio molto - Allegro vivace

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Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959: II. Andantino
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Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959: II. Andantino
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Impromptu no 3 in B flat major (from 4 Impromptus D 935) (1828)
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Impromptu no 3 in B flat major (from 4 Impromptus D 935) (1828)
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Piano Sonata in A minor, D 784 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Sonata in A minor, D 784 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Sonata in D major, D.850
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Piano Sonata in D major, D.850
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Divertissement sur des motifs originaux francais in E minor/B min D.823 for piano duet
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Divertissement sur des motifs originaux francais in E minor/B min D.823 for piano duet
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Seligkeit, D 433
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Seligkeit, D 433
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (1st mvt)
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (1st mvt)
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Overture in B flat major, D470
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Overture in B flat major, D470
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Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, Op. 148, D. 897 "Notturno"
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Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, Op. 148, D. 897 "Notturno"
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Im Frühling, D 882
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Im Frühling, D 882
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Ständchen (Schwanengesang, D.957)
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Ständchen (Schwanengesang, D.957)
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Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
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Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
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Ständchen (Schwanengesang)
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Ständchen (Schwanengesang)
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Abschied (Schwanengesang)
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Abschied (Schwanengesang)
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Auf dem Strom, D 943
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Auf dem Strom, D 943
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Symphony No. 1 in D Major, D. 82: IV. Allegro vivace
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Symphony No. 1 in D Major, D. 82: IV. Allegro vivace
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Moments musicaux, D.780 (No.1 in C major)
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Moments musicaux, D.780 (No.1 in C major)
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Symphony no 8 in B minor D.759 (Unfinished)
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Symphony no 8 in B minor D.759 (Unfinished)
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Gute Nacht - No.1 from Winterreise (song-cycle) (D.911)
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Gute Nacht - No.1 from Winterreise (song-cycle) (D.911)
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Allegro in A minor for piano duet, D 947, 'Lebensstürme'
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Allegro in A minor for piano duet, D 947, 'Lebensstürme'
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Erlkönig, D 328
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Erlkönig, D 328
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Memnon, D 541
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Memnon, D 541
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Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D 583
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Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D 583
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Du bist die Ruh, D 776
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Du bist die Ruh, D 776
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Prometheus
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Prometheus
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An Schwager Kronos
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An Schwager Kronos
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Der Vollmond strahlt auf (Rosamunde, No 3b) D797
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Der Vollmond strahlt auf (Rosamunde, No 3b) D797
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Rosamunde Overture (Die Zauberharfe) D 797
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Rosamunde Overture (Die Zauberharfe) D 797
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Auf der Bruck, D 853
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Auf der Bruck, D 853
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Rosamunde (Ballet Music No 2), D797
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Rosamunde (Ballet Music No 2), D797
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Auf dem wasser zu singen, D744
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Auf dem wasser zu singen, D744

Auf dem wasser zu singen, D744

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Impromptu No 3 in G flat major, D 899
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Impromptu No 3 in G flat major, D 899
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Impromptus D. 899
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Impromptus D. 899
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Die Gotter Griechenlands D.677b
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Die Gotter Griechenlands D.677b
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Schubert in A minor D.821, Arpeggione
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Schubert in A minor D.821, Arpeggione
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Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
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Die Vogel, D.691
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Die Vogel, D.691
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Quartet In C Minor D.703 For Strings ["Quartettsatz" + Unfinished Andante]
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Quartet In C Minor D.703 For Strings ["Quartettsatz" + Unfinished Andante]
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An der Mond D.259
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An der Mond D.259
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String Quartet in G major, D.887
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String Quartet in G major, D.887
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5 Lieder
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5 Lieder
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Piano Sonata no 20 in A major (D.959)
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Piano Sonata no 20 in A major (D.959)
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The Shepherd on the Rock, D.965
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The Shepherd on the Rock, D.965
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Sonata (Sonatina) no. 1 in D major D.384 arr. for cello and piano
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Sonata (Sonatina) no. 1 in D major D.384 arr. for cello and piano
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Impromptu in A flat major, Op 90 No 4
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Impromptu in A flat major, Op 90 No 4
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Die Forelle (S.564)
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Die Forelle (S.564)
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Im Fruhling, D.882
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Im Fruhling, D.882
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4 Impromptus for piano (D.899) (Op.90), no.4 in A flat major;
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4 Impromptus for piano (D.899) (Op.90), no.4 in A flat major;
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