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M-380: Franz Liszt Musical Score

Repository: St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Title: M-380: Franz Liszt Musical Score

Creator - Composer

  • Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

Date: 1867

Extent: 1 musical score

Location note: Vertical Files

Language: Hungarian

Abstract: One framed musical score for Franz Liszt's Hungarian March, composed for the coronation of Francis Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, as King of Hungary in 1867.

Biographical note: Franz Liszt is one of the great piano virtuosos of all time. He was also an accomplished composer. Born 1811-10-22, Liszt was a childhood prodigy, performing for the first time at 9 years old. Liszt wrote over 700 compositions during his life, and his final performance occurred in 1886, dying of pneumonia that same year.

Scope and Content note: This collection consists of one manuscript musical score for Liszt's Hungarian March, framed with a portrait of Liszt and a small card containing the following inscription:

"HUNGARIAN MARCH for orchestra composed for the coronation of Francis Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, as King of Hungary in 1867."

Controlled Access Headings: 


  • Marches

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Conditions Governing Access note: This collection is open for research. A digital reproduction of this collection is available at the UMSL Digital Library.

Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at UM - St. Louis."