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Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
 

Franz Schubert

 
 
Franz Schubert Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
1. Franz Schubert Marker
Inscription.
War von 1808 bis 1813 Schüler
des akademischen Gymnasium,
damals Bäckerstrasse 20.

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Musik
Bundesministerium für Unterricht und Kunst

[English translation:]
Was from 1808 to 1813 a student at the academic school, at that time located on Bäckerstrasse 20 (lit. 20 Baker Street).

Austrian Music Society, Federal Ministry for Instruction and Art
 
Erected by Österreichische Gesellschaft für Musik, Bundesministerium für Unterricht und Kunst.
 
Location. 48° 12.088′ N, 16° 22.619′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Beethovenplatz and Lothringerstrasse, on the left when traveling north on Beethovenplatz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Beethovenplatz 1, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Die "Grosse Strasse" / The "Great Road" (within shouting distance of this marker); Feng Shan Ho (within shouting distance of this marker); Gustav Mahler (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Leonard Bernstein
Franz Schubert Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
2. Franz Schubert Marker - Wide View
The Franz Schubert marker is visible here on the right corner of the building, just above the bicycles.
(about 90 meters away); Palais Erzherzog Ludwig Viktor / Palace of Archduke Ludwig Viktor (about 150 meters away); Professor Friedrich Hacker (about 210 meters away); Dr. Otto Willmann (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Kurt Gödel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .  Franz Schubert (Wikipedia). Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer. Schubert died before his 32nd birthday, but was extremely prolific during his lifetime. His output consists of over six hundred secular vocal works (mainly Lieder), seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of chamber and piano music. Appreciation of his music while he was alive was limited to a relatively small circle of admirers in Vienna, but interest in his work increased significantly in the decades following his death. Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms and other 19th-century composers discovered and championed his works. Today, Schubert is ranked among the greatest composers of the late Classical and early Romantic
Franz Schubert Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
3. Franz Schubert Marker - Wide View
Taken from slightly further back, this view shows the marker as mounted to the Akademisches Gymnasium Wien (Academic Secondary School of Vienna), which was relocated to this location in 1866.
eras and is one of the most frequently performed composers of the early nineteenth century.
(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 106 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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