TOP TEN COMPOSERS:
b VIENNA,31 JANUARY 1797
d 19 NOVEMBER 1828
Schubert ,one of top ten composers in our list ,known with his songs and sweet melodies,especially his chamber musics,such as Rosamunde theme and DEATH AND THE MAIDEN,inspiring a paly by Ariel Dorfman,the Chilian American writer and scholar,and a movie by Roman Polanski,with Segourney Weaver,Ben Kingsley and Stuart Wilson.
Schubert in his life,curtailed by siphilis,also wrote orchestral pieces including his unfinished symphony,in 1822.He finished his other 8 symphonies and two Italian Style overtures among others.
an epic political play of Chile during Pinochet era by Ariel Dorfman,
a brilliant movie of Roman Polanski,with hilarious act of Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley
could be found in internet movie database ,
to celebrate Franz Schubert's birthday and his finished and mostly unfinished opus.
And here is August Rieder's painting of F Schubert,1825