Composer Essay.docx - Surname 1 Name Professor Course Date Biography of Franz Liszt In the 19th century the ace composer and pianist by the name Franz

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Surname 1 Name Professor Course Date Biography of Franz Liszt In the 19 th century, the ace composer and pianist by the name Franz Liszt turned out to be the prominent superstar. He was born in the Australian Empire, the Kingdom of Hungary in the year 1811. The father, Adam Liszt was Hungarian while the mother was Australian. The father worked at the Count Esterhazy Court and gave his son music lessons at the age of 6 years. He went through studies in Vienna and Paris, and much concert tours all through Europe. Numerous musicians admired his talent and performance. Being liberal, Liszt benefited many people’s lives including orphans, disaster victims, and students. Liszt has a Latin baptism record, with Franciscus as his first name. His talent showed up at a young stage. Native nobles enabled him to travel with his family and study in Vienna and Paris. He did not learn Hungarian but made deep regrets later on a letter to his mother as well as a French apology. Carl Czerny taught him piano techniques in Vienna. The father initially preferred the son to get the skills from Johann Nepomuk Hummel but could not manage the fees. Antonio Salieri taught Liszt composition techniques, thus nurtured the boy's taste of music. Frederic Chopin, an early friend, later turned into a rival due to his fierce competition. However, Camille Saint-Saens was his all-time friend.
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