Posts Tagged ‘Liszt’

Liszt, who traveled throughout Europe by post-chaise rather than train or plane, now has both a train and Budapest's Ferenc Liszt Airport named after him

“Le concert – c’est moi!” – “I am the public concert!”

October 26, 2011

  So here’s the classical world’s first real superstar, caricatured in pen and ink by two mid 19th century artists. The beanpole profile, dramatically raised hands and follically extravagant hairdo follow a trail blazed by the cadaverous, devilish Paganini. Liszt’s sideways profile to the audience and the absence of music in front of him were […]

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