Gonella_Assignment13.docx - Maddison Gonella Franz Liszt born on in Raiding Hungary was a Romantic composer As a child Liszt\u2019s father who played

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Maddison GonellaFranz Liszt, born on October 22, 1811 in Raiding, Hungary, was a Romantic composer. As a child, Liszt’s father, who played multiple instruments, taught him to play piano. He was considered a prodigy by the time he was six years old, and started composing at the age of eight. He and his father traveled to Vienna and met Antonio Salieri who became an advocate and supporter for Liszt, and even offered to teach him how to compose when he was nine years old.In his childhood, Liszt performed for musicians and kings alike. At the age of twelve, he traveled to Paris to try and get into the Paris Conservatory. He was ultimately denied admittance because he was not from France. His father reached out to Ferdinando Paer to give Liszt lessons on composition. While under Ferdinando Paer’s wing, he wrote Don Sanche, which ended up being the only opera composed by Liszt. When he was fifteen years old, his father passed away,
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