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Liszt

 (lĭst), Franz 1811-1886.
Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso. His best-known compositions include the Hungarian Rhapsodies (1853) and the Faust Symphony (1857).
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Liszt

(lɪst)
n
(Biography) Franz (frants). 1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist. The greatest piano virtuoso of the 19th century, he originated the symphonic poem, pioneered the one-movement sonata form, and developed new harmonic combinations. His works include the symphonies Faust (1861) and Dante (1867), piano compositions and transcriptions, songs, and church music
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Liszt

(lɪst)

n.
Franz, 1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist.
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