January 31, 2019


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Today is the birthday of Franz Schubert, born on this date in 1797. Although he lived to be only 31 years old, Schubert gave the world some 600 vocal works, seven complete symphonies, and a variety of other works, from opera to chamber music. This morning we heard one of his many songs, a lover’s serenade, titled “Ständchen.” Who are the two artists who performed it?