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Schu·bert(sho͞o′bərt, -bĕrt′), Franz Peter 1797-1828.
Austrian composer who refined the form of the German art song in his more than 600 compositions for voice and piano. He also composed symphonies and chamber music.
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(Biography) Franz (Peter) (frants). 1797–1828, Austrian composer; the originator and supreme exponent of the modern German lied. His many songs include the cycles Die Schöne Müllerin (1823) and Die Winterreise (1827). His other works include symphonies and much piano and chamber music including string quartets and the Trout piano quintet (1819)
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Schu•bert(ˈʃu bərt, -bɛrt)
Franz, 1797–1828, Austrian composer.
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