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.