What is Franz Liszt?

  • (noun): Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso (1811-1886).
    Synonyms: Liszt

Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt ( ); in Hungarian: Liszt Ferencz, in modern use Liszt Ferenc ; from 1859 to 1867 officially Franz Ritter von Liszt (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor and teacher.

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Franz Liszt - Legacy - Liszt School of Music Weimar
... Although Liszt and Müller-Hartung were on friendly terms, Liszt took no active part in that foundation ... and is now called "Hochschule für Musik "Franz Liszt", Weimar" ...
Musical Works Of Franz Liszt - Transcriptions
... See also Franz Liszt's treatments of the works of other composers Liszt's piano works are usually divided into two classes ... Examples of the second class are Liszt's transcriptions of Schubert songs, his fantasies on operatic melodies, and his piano arrangements of symphonies by Berlioz and Beethoven ... As a special case, Liszt also made piano arrangements of own instrumental and vocal works ...
Thomas Rajna
... He started to play the piano and compose at an early age and studied at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music where he won the Liszt Prize in 1947 ... Subsequently he undertook to record Franz Liszt's 12 Transcendental Etudes and 12 Etudes, Op ... Corporation (SABC) for his series of radio programmes on Franz Liszt, entitled "A Lisztian Metamorphosis" ...
Allgemeiner Deutscher Musikverein - Aims of The ADMV - Supporting Aims
... by the assets of Sophie and Robert Pflughaupt, and enlarged by gifts of Liszt and Karl Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach ... by the "Beethoven-Stiftung" included Robert Franz, August Göllerich, Felix Draeseke, Max Reger, Hans Pfitzner and others ... After Liszt's death on July 31, 1886, Marie Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, daughter of Princess Wittgenstein, founded in 1887 a "Franz Liszt Stiftung" (Franz Liszt Foundation) ...