What was unique about Franz Schubert?
Franz Schubert excelled in every musical genre, writing string quartets that can be set beside the greatest of Haydn and Mozart, symphonies that stand comparison with Beethoven, and works for piano that paved the way for Schumann and Chopin. Had he written nothing else, Schubert would be immortalized.
Schubert was remarkably prolific, writing over 1,500 works in his short career. His compositional style progressed rapidly throughout his short life. The largest number of his compositions are songs for solo voice and piano (roughly 630).
What is the name of Schubert’s first music teacher?
Franz Schubert was an Austrian music composer and an iconic figure in bridging the classical and romantic periods. He wrote over 1000 pieces of music. He grew up in a musical family that helped him realize his musical talent. His father, Franz Theodor Schubert, was part of his musical genesis.