One of the most innovative and creative pianists and composers of the 19th century, Franz Liszt was known for taking beautiful masterpieces of music from literature. Many criticized him for his boldness but his works remain some of the most beautiful works in classical music today.
Franz Liszt was born in Hungary and was the son of a steward. His father worked was employed with the Esterhazy family, who enjoyed the works of Haydn. He began studying the piano at the age of six and spent most of his childhood mastering the instrument and performing concerts and recitals. He mo... Read more