Franz Schubert

  • Born in Himmelpfortgrund, in Austria

    Born in Himmelpfortgrund, in Austria
  • Death

    Death
    about gravesiteSchubert died in Vienna, at age 31, on 19 November 1828
  • Schumann finds Schubert's original manuscripts

    Schumann finds Schubert's original manuscripts
    hear the symphonyIn 1838 Robert Schumann, on a visit to Vienna, found the dusty manuscript of the C major Symphony (D 944) and took it back to Leipzig, where it was performed by Felix Mendelssohn and celebrated in the Neue Zeitschrift.
  • Critical edition of his works released

    Critical edition of his works released
    all critical worksIn 1897, the publisher Breitkopf & Härtel released a critical edition of Schubert's works, under the general editing of Johannes Brahms, enabling a wider dissemination of his music. In the 20th century, composers such as Benjamin Britten, Richard Strauss, and George Crumb either championed or paid homage to Schubert in their work. Britten, an accomplished pianist, accompanied many of Schubert's Lieder and performed many piano solo and duet works
  • Recognition for Trout Quintet

    Recognition for Trout Quintet
    Watch the Quintet being performedSchubert's chamber music continues to be popular. In a poll, the results of which were announced in October 2008, the ABC in Australia found that Schubert's chamber works dominated the field, with the Trout Quintet coming first, followed by two of his other works.