Composer and virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt was October 22, 1811 in Raiding, Hungary. A child prodigy, Liszt was performing in concert halls by age nine. He had written more than 700 compositions before he died.
Biography Of Franz Liszt
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By age nine Liszt made his debut as a professional concert pianist and composer. 00:24
Traumatized by his father's death, Liszt became a piano teacher and stopped touring. 00:42
Lady Gaga, Elton John and Liberace were all influenced by Liszt's music. 02:04
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