Luxembourg:200th Anniversary of Franz Liszt Stamp Issue

Luxembourg has released a stamp on the occasion of  200th anniversary of the birth and\"\" the 125th anniversary of the death of composer and virtuoso Franz Liszt. At the end of April 1886, Liszt lived as a guest in the Parisian residence of the Munkàcsys. On the following 5 July, Liszt, now very ill, decided to take a rest break at the summer residence of the Munkàcsys in Colpach.On 19 July, a concert honouring the composer was organised by the Casino of Luxembourg. At the end of this event, Franz Liszt played three of his own compositions to thank the audience for the honour they had bestowed on him. The next day, Liszt left Luxembourg for Bayreuth where he died 12 days later on 31 July 1886. Thus, Franz Liszt gave his last public concert in Luxembourg.

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One Response to Luxembourg:200th Anniversary of Franz Liszt Stamp Issue

  1. R.K.MISHRA,LALA says:

    Franz Liszt was born in Hungary in 1811., taught by his father, he moved to Vienna where he studied piano and composition under Salieri. Later he moved to Paris to continue his studies.His fame grew and in 1825 at the age of 14 Liszt performed in London in the presence of King George IV. Liszt travelled throughout Europe in the following years until 1833.

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