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Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
 

Franz Schubert

 
 
Franz Schubert Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
1. Franz Schubert Marker
Inscription.
In diesem Haus
des einstigen
k.k. Stadtkonviktes
besuchte
Franz Schubert
von 1808 - 1813
das akademische
Gymnasium als Pensionär
& Hofsängerknabe

Gestiftet v. Wiener Männer Gesang Verein
1924

[English translation:]
In this building, which formerly housed the Imperial Seminary, Franz Schubert attended the higher academic grade school from 1808 to 1813 on an Imperial Choir scholarship.
 
Erected 1924 by Wiener Männer Gesang Verein.
 
Location. 48° 12.519′ N, 16° 22.647′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Doktor-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz and Bäckerstrasse, on the right when traveling north on Doktor-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Doktor-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 1, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles de L'Ecluse (Clusius) (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Leoš Janáček (about 180 meters away); Moritz von Schwind (about 210 meters away); Greta Keller
Franz Schubert Marker - Wide View, Looking North on Spiegelgasse image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
2. Franz Schubert Marker - Wide View, Looking North on Spiegelgasse
The marker is visible here to the left of the door.
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Egon Cäsar Conte Corti (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); O5 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Belvedere Film Productions (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Adalbert Stifter and the Solar Eclipse (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .  Franz Schubert (Wikipedia). "...Young Schubert first came to the attention of Antonio Salieri, then Vienna's leading musical authority, in 1804, when his vocal talent was recognized. In October 1808, he became a pupil at the Stadtkonvikt (Imperial Seminary) through a choir scholarship. At the Stadtkonvikt, he was introduced to the overtures and symphonies of Mozart, and the symphonies of Joseph Haydn and his younger brother Michael. His exposure to these and lesser works, combined with occasional visits to the opera, laid the foundation for a broader musical education...." (Submitted on July 6, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 124 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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