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Franz Liszt

1811 - 1886

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Franz Liszt (22 October 1811 – 31 July 1886) was a Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist and teacher of the Romantic period. With a diverse body of work spanning more than six decades, he is considered to be one of the most prolific and influential composers of his era and remains one of the most popular composers in modern concert piano repertoire.Liszt first gained renown during the early nineteenth century for his virtuoso skill as a pianist. Regarded as one of the greatest pianists of all time, he toured Europe during the 1830s and 1840s, often playing for charity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Liszt has received more than 5,063,173 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia. Franz Liszt is the 5th most popular musician (down from 3rd in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Austria and the most popular Austrian Musician.

Franz Liszt is most famous for being a pianist and composer in the Romantic era. He is considered to be one of the greatest pianists of all time.

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Among musicians, Franz Liszt ranks 5 out of 2,662Before him are Freddie Mercury, Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, and Niccolò Paganini. After him are John Lennon, Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Leonard Cohen, Elton John, and Clara Schumann.

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Among people born in 1811, Franz Liszt ranks 1After him are Napoleon II, Évariste Galois, Robert Bunsen, Maximilian II of Bavaria, Théophile Gautier, Urbain Le Verrier, William Makepeace Thackeray, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Isaac Singer, Louis Blanc, and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Among people deceased in 1886, Franz Liszt ranks 1After him are Ramakrishna, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Emily Dickinson, Leopold von Ranke, Chester A. Arthur, John Deere, Amilcare Ponchielli, Alexander Ostrovsky, Ilya Ulyanov, Alexander Butlerov, and Prince Louis, Count of Trani.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Franz Liszt ranks 9 out of 1,237Before him are Franz Kafka (1883), Franz Schubert (1797), Joseph Haydn (1732), Marie Antoinette (1755), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), and Maria Theresa (1717). After him are Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1863), Karl Popper (1902), and Stefan Zweig (1881).

Among MUSICIANS In Austria

Among musicians born in Austria, Franz Liszt ranks 1After him are Maria Anna Mozart (1751), Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Fritz Kreisler (1875), Joseph Joachim (1831), Anton Diabelli (1781), Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759), Joe Zawinul (1932), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Friedrich Gulda (1930), and Willi Boskovsky (1909).