Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt Died On This Day in 1886 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian composer, piano virtuoso and conductor Franz Liszt died on this day in 1886 – aged 74

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Franz Liszt Death

Hungarian composer, piano virtuoso and conductor Franz Liszt died on this day in 1886 – aged 74.

He is remembered as one of the most important composers of the Romantic era – and one of the greatest pianists of all time.

He is also remembered for championing a number of prominent 19th Century composers including Richard Wagner, Hector Berlioz, Camille Saint-Saëns, Edvard Grieg and Alexander Borodin.

MARTHA ARGERICH | LISZT | PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 | DANIEL BARENBOIM & WEST–EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA | 2016

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