Franz Schubert

By: Trinity Rivers

Birth Date and Decease Date

Franz Schubert was born on:

  • January 31, 1797 in Vienna, Austria,

and passed away on:

  • November 19, 1828 in Vienna, Austria.

Fun Facts about Franz Schubert

1. As a child Franz Schubert learned how to play the piano, violin, and viola that was taught by his father and brothers.

2. In Franz's short life, he composed nearly 1,000 works, which included 600 songs, 9 symphonies, 10 overtures, and many other orchestra works.

3. At the time of Schubert's death:

  • Napoleon Bonaparte won the decisive battle at Rivoli
  • Big Tree Treaty ceded Seneca lands of western New York
  • John Adams became president of the United States (November 19,1828)

Song pieces he composed

3 of the many pieces he composed were called Ave Maria D.839, Piano Quintet (Trout Quintet) in A Major D. 667., and Schwanengesang D 957.