Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert (German pronunciation: [ˈfʁant͡s ˈʃuːbɐt]; 31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer. Schubert died before his 32nd birthday, but was extremely prolific during his lifetime. His output consists of over six hundred secular vocal works (mainly Lieder), seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of chamber and piano music. Appreciation of his music while he was alive was limited to a relatively small circle of admirers in Vienna, but interest in his work increased significantly in the decades following his death. Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms and other 19th-century composers discovered and championed his works. Today, Schubert is ranked among the greatest composers of the late Classical and early Romantic eras and is one of the most frequently performed composers of the earl... More

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Franz Schubert Quotes

Franz Schubert #Hope #Morning

Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief.
Franz Schubert #Imagination

I try to decorate my imagination as much as I can.
Franz Schubert #Happiness

You believe happiness to be derived from the place in which once you have been happy, but in truth it is centered in ourselves.
Franz Schubert #Sad

Nobody understands another's sorrow, and nobody another's joy.
Franz Schubert #Marriage

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.