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The Life and Times of Franz Schubert

by CHLOE CARTER

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The Life and Times
Franz Schubert

Franz Schubert was born on January 31, 1797 in Himmelpfortgrund, Austria.
Franz Schubert was a part of classical music from the late classical duration to the prehistoric romantic period.
As a child, Franz was very passionate about music. His talents included a potential to play the piano, violin, and organ. Furthermore, Franz was an outstanding vocalist. Franz father,
Franz Theodor Schubert, was a schoolmaster while his mother, Elisabeth Schubert, was a homemaker. The mother and father of Franz were supportive of Schubert's devotion to music. Schubert enlisted at state in 1808 receiving a scholarship that captured him a spot in the Court's Chapel Choir. Schubert played the violin in the student's orchestra and was immediately advanced to the administrator, and led Ruzicka's nonappearance. In 1812, nevertheless, Schubert's voice broke, pressuring Franz to abandon college.
Schubert applied for a job at his father's school as an associate and labored there as a schoolmaster for the next four years. Throughout that time Franz still managed to compose music. In 1818, Schubert, not only established an audience for his music, but grew tired of instructing. Franz decided that he didn't want to pursue education directly and chose to pursue music full-time.
Franz Schubert never had any children nor did he marry. His personal life was fulfilled by his passion for music. He loved composing, playing the piano, and spending quality time with close friends.

Franz Schubert

Schubert had struggled financially and worked as an educator to hold up himself. Despite his difficulties, he committed to his passion for music and composed some of his most admired works.
Franz composed over 1,000 works, which included symphonies, chamber music, and art songs. Schubert encouraged future generations of composers with his contemporary harmonies and meaningful melodies. A few of these future composers were Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms, and Gustav Mahler.
Schubert sadly died in 1828 on November 19 in Vienna, Austria at only the age of 31.
A famous quote from Franz Schubert is, "Nobody understands another's sorrow, and nobody another's joy.

Franz Schubert Harmonious Works
  • Skillful fragments of Franz Schubert included:
  • "Symphonies No. 8 (the "unfinished") and No. 9 (the "great")."
  • 'Trout' quintet.
  • Various string orchestras, similar as 'Death and the Maiden' (String Quartet in D minor, D. 810).
  • Last piano sonatas (D. 958, D. 959, D. 960).
  • The video beneath attributes to one of Fran Schubert's symphonies known as Symphony No.9 aka "Great" Symphony

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