The birthHe born in Raiding, Burgenland,Austrian Empire. He was the only son of Adam Liszt and Maria Anna Liszt
First YearsLiszt's father, as a music lover played the piano, the violin, the cello and the guitar. At the age of six, Franz Liszt began to listen attentively to his father playing the piano, while showing interest in sacred music and Romani music. Adam knew the musical ability of his son and at the age of seven he taught his first piano class. Franz began to compose in an elementary way when he was eight years old, in 1819. That same year he made his first performance as a pianist.