- Franz [frahnts] /frɑnts/, 1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist.
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But the memory is powerful, and summoned again and again through a recording of a Liszt piece.Haruki Murakami's Weird, Wonderful World
August 15, 2014
Announce to your audience that, by request, you are changing the number from Liszt to Haydn.The Dominant Strain
Anna Chapin Ray
He played Liszt's "Waldesrauschen," but murmured, "She is the first to doubt me."Melomaniacs
It was toward the close of 1831 that Liszt met Chopin in Paris.
I saw Liszt but six times, and then only between the years 1876 and 1881.
He played on his audience as Liszt did on a piano most easily when most effectively.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
- Franz (frants). 1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist. The greatest piano virtuoso of the 19th century, he originated the symphonic poem, pioneered the one-movement sonata form, and developed new harmonic combinations. His works include the symphonies Faust (1861) and Dante (1867), piano compositions and transcriptions, songs, and church music
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