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Franz Schubert

Franz Schubert
Franz Peter Schubert (1797–1828) was an Austrian composer, whose output consists of more than six hundred secular vocal works (mainly Lieder), seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of chamber and piano music.

Editor's Note: Franz Schubert wrote "Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen" in 1816 after a text by Johann Georg Jacobi, which is reproduced below in English translation. Three recordings of this exquisite piece—arranged for...