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Schubert, Franz

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A prolific Austrian composer who was born in 1797, and died 1828.

Despite his early death (possibly from typhoid), he left a very large body of work, including his Lieder (songs) and nine symphonies (among them the famous "Unfinished Symphony").

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 his
  • The Franz Schubert Society of Victoria

    A Canadian group of friends and musicians who aim to promote Schubert's music by organizing concerts and an annual festival.

  • Franz-Schubert-Institut

    Organizes annual master courses in Baden bei Wien, Austria, covering the classical Lied repertoire, with an emphasis on Schubert. Includes a schedule, a guide to teachers and artists in residence, accommodation and facilities, and how to apply.

  • The Schubert Institute (UK)

    Promotes and develops appreciation of the music of Franz Schubert, and study of his life and works. Includes a library of resources, details of their research center and archives, bibliography, and contacts.

  • Schubert Stichting (Foundation)

    Promotes study and performance of Schubert’s works in the Netherlands. Includes details of their program of master classes and contacts.

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