Franz Lizst

  • date of birth

    date of birth
    Lizst was born October 22, 1811 in Raiding, Hungary.
  • first child is born

    first child is born
    in 1835 Lizst first daughter Blandine is born. Unknown exact date.
  • Two Last Children are born

    Two Last Children are born
    Cosima was born in 1839 and Daniel late 1839
  • Problematic Relationships

    Problematic Relationships
    Liszt was never married but had three children with Marie díAgoult. He then had an affair and went with Princess Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein in Kiev,
  • Princess Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein and Liszt

    Princess Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein and Liszt
    The princess convinces liszt to move to weimar. Where he becomes a Archduke Carl Friedrich’s director of music, and where, under his baton, the works of numerous contemporary composers are premiered.
  • Hungarian Rhapsody no.2.

    Hungarian Rhapsody no.2.
    liszt composes Hungarian Rhapsody no.2. is the second and by far the most famous in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by the piano maestro.
  • Liebestraume

    Liszt composes the piece Liebestraume. Liebestraume means dreams of love, so it was a very warm piece.
  • La Campanella

    La Campanella
    Liszt makes the piece of music called La Campanella. A delicate but very difficult piece.
  • world event #1

    world event #1
    Feb 22nd - Organized baseball played in San Fransisco for the 1st time.
  • world event 2

    world event 2
    Using a filament of carbonized thread, Thomas Edison tests the first practical electric light bulb (it lasted 13½ hours before burning out.
  • world event 3

    world event 3
    1885 Fingerprints are used for identification
  • Date of death

    Date of death
    Liszt dies at the age of 76 in 1886. Falling down a staircase and health problems were some of the main causes.