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The Liszt Museum: photos, description (Franz-Liszt-Museum)

The Liszt Museum was opened in the Bavarian town of Bayreuth on 22 October 1993, the 182nd anniversary of the birth of famous Hungarian composer.

The Museum building is located on the street Manfredstrasse in the immediate vicinity of the Villa Wahnfried, where he lived, another great composer - Richard Wagner, 1870 married to the daughter of Cosimo Sheet. Therefore the Franz Liszt often visited Bayreuth, gave concerts, participated in various renowned music festivals, arranged after the death of his widow wanger. One of them, in July, 1886, the Sheet caught a cold and died shortly thereafter from pneumonia.

The Museum was opened largely thanks to the Munich pianist Ernst Burger, who in 1988 sold the city of Bayreuth, various documents from his private collection, including 260 photographs of the composer. In the future, the Museum's collection was enhanced through the activities of the Foundation of Richard Wagner. The Museum is cooperating with authorities in the Austrian town of Raiding, which was previously part of Hungary and was called Dolorian. It was here in 1811 was born the great composer Franz Liszt. Thanks to the cooperation with the Austrian authorities before entering the Museum there is a graceful bust of the composer, and purchased a copy of the font, in which baptized the Sheet.

In addition, the Museum presents portraits of Liszt, his lifetime and posthumous mask, various documents and letters, including correspondence of Liszt to Wagner, the musical development as well as the diary she had kept the Sheet in my youth. Another presents a unique tool - the "silent" piano, generally not emitting sounds. In all areas of the Museum, visitors will enjoy a pleasant music - the works of Franz Liszt.