Oct 22, 2011

Franz Liszt Google Doodle

Google celebrates 200th birthday of Franz Liszt. 

Top 5 facts about Franz Liszt:

1. He was born on October 22, 1811 in the village of Doborján (Kingdom of Hungary)

2. Liszt was a was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher.

3. Franz Liszt became renowned throughout Europe during the nineteenth century for his virtuosic skill as a pianist.

4, He was a benefactor to other composers, including Richard Wagner, Hector Berlioz, Camille Saint-Saëns, Edvard Grieg and Alexander Borodin.

5. Liszt died on July 31, 1886. (via Wikipedia)

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