Biography Of Franz Liszt

Biography Of Franz Liszt

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.


Key Facts In This Video

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    By age nine Liszt made his debut as a professional concert pianist and composer. (0:24)

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    Traumatized by his father's death, Liszt became a piano teacher and stopped touring. (0:42)

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    Lady Gaga, Elton John and Liberace were all influenced by Liszt's music. (2:04)

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