By: Trinity Rivers
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
This song was originally published in a poem written by someone else, then published in 1826.
This song was published in 1819 when he was 22 years old.
This song was published in the early 1829 and Schubert had been dead for months.