Surname 1NameProfessorCourseDateBiography of Franz LisztIn the 19thcentury, the ace composer and pianist by the name Franz Liszt turned out to be theprominent superstar. He was born in the Australian Empire, the Kingdom of Hungary in the year1811. The father, Adam Liszt was Hungarian while the mother was Australian. The fatherworked at the Count Esterhazy Court and gave his son music lessons at the age of 6 years. Hewent through studies in Vienna and Paris, and much concert tours all through Europe. Numerousmusicians admired his talent and performance. Being liberal, Liszt benefited many people’s livesincluding orphans, disaster victims, and students. Liszt has a Latin baptism record, withFranciscus as his first name. His talent showed up at a young stage. Native nobles enabled him totravel with his family and study in Vienna and Paris. He did not learn Hungarian but made deepregrets later on a letter to his mother as well as a French apology. Carl Czerny taught him pianotechniques in Vienna. The father initially preferred the son to get the skills from JohannNepomuk Hummel but could not manage the fees. Antonio Salieri taught Liszt compositiontechniques, thus nurtured the boy's taste of music. Frederic Chopin, an early friend, later turnedinto a rival due to his fierce competition. However, Camille Saint-Saens was his all-time friend.