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Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
 

Franz Liszt

 
 
Franz Liszt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
1. Franz Liszt Marker
Inscription.
Woonde op 29 April 1866
in deze kerk
de uitvoering bij van zijn
"Graner Messe"


[English translation:]
Visited this church on April 29, 1866 for the performance of his composition, the Graner Mass
 
Erected 1991 by Franz Liszt Kring Nederland.
 
Location. 52° 22.085′ N, 4° 54.197′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is at the intersection of Waterlooplein and Mr. Visserplein, on the left when traveling north on Waterlooplein. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Waterlooplein 207, Amsterdam, North Holland 1011 PG, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Het Arsenaal / The Arsenal (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Woonhuis familie Nunes da Costa / Residence of the Nunes da Costa Family (about 180 meters away); Walter Süskind (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); E.J. van Det School Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); J.C. Amman School Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); de wereld bleef doof / The World Remained Deaf
Franz Liszt Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
2. Franz Liszt Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the lower right front of the Mozes en Aäronkerk (Moses and Aaron Church).
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Benedictus de Spinoza (1632-1677), Amsterdammer, Filosoof/Philosopher (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); De Hortus (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mozes en Aäronkerk (Wikipedia). "...On 26 April 1866, on his visit to Amsterdam, Franz Liszt was treated at the Mozes en Aäronkerk to its orchestra and chorus's performance, led by a Dutch conductor Herman van Bree, of one of his compositions, the "Graner Mass". This occasion is commemorated by a plaque bearing his profile at the church." (Submitted on July 6, 2017.) 

2. Celebration Mass by Franz Liszt Graner 1859 /Kyrie (YouTube, 2 min.). (Submitted on July 6, 2017.)
 
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Franz Liszt image. Click for full size.
Postcard Image by the Detroit Publishing Co., circa 1920
3. Franz Liszt
Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.
 
 
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 137 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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