Ferenc Liszt – Hungarian composer and pianist.

One of the most prominent figures of romanticism in music. Philosopher, writer and political activist.

Ferenc Liszt interesting facts

1. Ferenc Liszt was born 208 years ago. He died 133 years ago (data: May 2019).

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2. His father, Adam Liszt, was a double bass player and a clerk.

3. Ferenc Liszt was called a child prodigy. Many hours a day he perfected his piano playing.

4. He gave the impression of a weak and sickly child. He had little exposure to the sun, he was very pale.

5. He loved Hungarian and Gypsy music.

6. Fryderyk Chopin came to his first concert when he was 9 years old.

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7. In his youth, he met Beethoven and Schubert.

8. He had the pleasure of playing Windsor in front of the English king.

9. At the age of 15, he had a serious nervous breakdown. He wanted to quit the piano and become a priest. However, he focused on teaching.

10. When he recovered, 2 years later he fell in love with his student. Her father did not agree to the relationship, which again led him to severe depression. There have been many ups and downs in his life.

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Ferenc Liszt questions and answers

Where and when was Ferenc Liszt born?

Ferenc Liszt was born on October 22, 1811 in the city of Raiding (Austria).

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How many years did Ferenc Liszt live?

Ferenc Liszt lived from the age of 74.

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How tall was Ferenc Liszt?

Ferenc Liszt was about 185 cm tall.

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What sign of the Zodiac was Ferenc Liszt from?


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Where and when did Ferenc Liszt die?

Ferenc Liszt died on July 31, 1886 in the city of Bayreuth (Germany).

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What was the cause of his death?

He died of pneumonia.

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What is the literary content of Franciszek Liszt’s symphonic poem “Preludes”?

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