COMPOSER

Franz Schubert

1797 - 1828

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Franz Peter Schubert (German: [ˈfʁant͡s ˈpeːtɐ ˈʃuːbɐt]; 31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras. Despite his short lifetime, Schubert left behind a vast oeuvre, including more than 600 secular vocal works (mainly lieder), seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of piano and chamber music. His major works include the Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 (Trout Quintet), the Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Schubert has received more than 3,300,362 page views. His biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 122 in 2019). Franz Schubert is the 10th most popular composer, the 5th most popular biography from Austria (down from 4th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Franz Schubert ranks 10 out of 1,228. Before him are Antonio Vivaldi, Frédéric Chopin, Joseph Haydn, Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, and George Frideric Handel. After him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Edvard Grieg, and Ennio Morricone.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1797, Franz Schubert ranks 1After him are William I, German Emperor, Heinrich Heine, Mary Shelley, Gaetano Donizetti, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, Adolphe Thiers, Hiroshige, Joseph Henry, Charles Lyell, Ghalib, and Alfred de Vigny. Among people deceased in 1828, Franz Schubert ranks 1After him are Francisco Goya, Shaka, Maria Feodorovna, Victor of Aveyron, Franz Joseph Gall, Carl Peter Thunberg, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Alexander Ypsilantis, Kobayashi Issa, William Hyde Wollaston, and Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Franz Schubert ranks 5 out of 1,075. Before him are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Adolf Hitler (1889), Franz Kafka (1883), and Joseph Haydn (1732). After him are Marie Antoinette (1755), Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), and Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Franz Schubert ranks 3Before him are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756) and Joseph Haydn (1732). After him are Johann Strauss II (1825), Johann Strauss I (1804), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Bruckner (1824), Anton Webern (1883), Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), and Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791).