January 31, 2013

Happy Birthday to Franz Schubert

The Austrian composer was born on 31 January 1797.

Despite his short life - Schubert died in November 1828 - Schubert composed a large body of music, including nine symphonies, operas, chamber music, solo piano music and some 600 Lieder.

 

You can find a collection of recordings of his Lieder here.