Franz Schubert

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  • Schubert's Birth

    Franz Peter Schubert was born on January 31st, 1797 in Vienna, Austria. He was the fourth son of a schoolmaster, Franz Theodor Schubert and Elizabeth Vietz was a domestic servant.
  • One of his works

    One of his works
    He was a really shy boy, so in his spare time, he would compose or practise alone. He was inspired to compose Gretchen am Spinnrade by reading Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust.
  • More Compositions

    More Compositions
    He composed symphonies No.2 to No.5. In 1817, he lived with his friend and he wrote some piano sonatas because he didnt own a piano.
  • Leaving Vienna

    Leaving Vienna
    In September, Schuber and his friend, Schober, left Vienna for writing Alfonso und Estrella. But when he came back, he met Edward Bauernfeld who showed him William Shakespeare works.
  • His health

    His health
    He became very ill and stayed in a Vienna hospital. Though, his sickness didn't stop him from playing music, he composed 4 great works.
  • Marriage

    He was never married because his family restricted it.
  • His death

    His death
    He started having a headache and nausea. He died from typhoid fever on November 19th of 1828.