1 Rare Small Antique Edwardian Original Artwork Bronze Sculpture Franz Liszt "Music Pianist" Composer Wall Plaque Signed.
Signed by the German sculptor Joh. GREINER.
Very collectible & decorative.
Bronze plaque set in a fine gilt gesso oak frame.
Hanging bracket on the top ready for immediate home display.
So sought after by colletors. Circa early 20th century dated 1905. Franz Liszt (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist, author, nationalist and a Franciscan tertiary.
Liszt is widely considered to be one of the greatest pianists of all time.
Some of his notable piano compostions La campanella, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 also Liebesträume.
He was born in the village of Raiding (Hungarian: Doborján) in the Kingdom of Hungary, then part of the Habsburg Empire.
Liszt was the only child of Adam Liszt and Anna Lager. Anna Lager was half Austrian and half Bavarian.
On September 20, 1823, the Liszt family left Vienna for Paris. To support himself and his parents, Liszt gave concerts in Munich, Augsburg, Stuttgart and Strasbourg.
In Munich he was regarded as an equal to the boy Mozart. On December 11, 1823, the family arrived in Paris.
Liszt learned French quickly and it became his main language. He made the acquaintance of the piano manufacturer Sébastien Érard, pioneer of the "double-escapement" system of piano mechanics.
Liszt played in private circles and gave concerts on March 7 and April 12, 1824, at the Théâtre-Italien, quickly augmenting his popularity.
He was well known in Paris as petit Liszt ("little Liszt"). In 1824, 1825 and 1827, together with his father, he visited England, where he was known as "Master Liszt.
Since 1824, Liszt studied composition with Anton Reicha and Ferdinando Paer.
From Adam Liszt's letters it is known that his son had composed several concertos, sonatas, works of chamber music, and much more. While nearly all of those works are lost, some piano works of 1824 were published.
Liszt possessed notable sight-reading skills.
Offered in overall fine used condition.
Having charming aged patina wear, stains, scuffs, minor chips commensurate with usage & old age.
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