Franz Liszt





Franz Liszt

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born
in Raiding (formerly Kingdom of Hungary), Austria
October 22, 1811

died
July 31, 1886

gender
male

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Franz Liszt (1811, Doborján, Hungary - 1886, Bayreuth, Germany)(Hungarian: Ferencz Liszt, in modern usage Ferenc Liszt, from 1859 to 1865 officially Franz Ritter von Liszt) (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist and teacher. He was also the father-in-law of Richard Wagner.

Liszt became renowned throughout Europe for his great skill as a performer during the 1800s. He is said to have been the most technically advanced and perhaps greatest pianist of all time. He was also an important and influential composer, a notable piano teacher, a conductor who contributed significantly to the modern development of the art, and a benefactor to other composers and performers, notably Richard Wagner and Hector Berlioz
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“Music is the heart of life." She speaks love; "without it, there is no possible good and with it everything is beautiful.”
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“Sorrowful and great is the artist's destiny.”
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