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Liszt, Franz
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(Jan 22, 1811, Doborján [Raiding] – Jul 31, 1886, Bayreuth), Hungarian composer. In Liszt's life and work, the influences of his native German language, his identification with Hungarian culture, and his French intellectual training combined to constitute an individual creative unity. His musical talent was recognized early. Thanks to scholarships provided by Hungarian nobility, this son of a Viennese estate manager was able to study with Carl Czerny and Antonio Salieri. In 1823 L…

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Konold, Wulf, “Liszt, Franz”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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