Meaning of LISZT, FRANZ in English

LISZT, FRANZ

born Oct. 22, 1811, Raiding, Hung. died July 31, 1886, Bayreuth, Ger. Hungarian Ferenc Liszt Hungarian piano virtuoso and composer. Among his many notable compositions are his 12 symphonic poems, two (completed) piano concerti, several sacred choral works, and a great variety of solo piano pieces. Additional reading Useful biographical sources in English are Sacheverell Sitwell, Liszt, rev. ed. (1955, reissued 1988); Alan Walker (ed.), Franz Liszt: The Man and His Music (1970); Eleanor Pernyi, Liszt: The Artist as Romantic Hero (1974); Alan Walker, Franz Liszt (1983 ); Ronald Taylor, Franz Liszt: The Man and the Musician (1986); Klra Hamburger, Liszt (1987); and Ernst Burger, Franz Liszt: A Chronicle of His Life in Pictures and Documents (1989).

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