Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)

Vienna-Alsergrund, Schuberthaus. - The courtyard of the house at Nußdorfer Strasse 54, where the composer was born and spent his early years, facing the garden. Today the building, which dates from the 18th century, houses a memorial. The musical quotation shows the beginning of the song "Wohin?" ("Where to?") from Schubert's cycle "Die schöne Müllerin" (op. 25, D 795) composed in 1823 after poems by Wilhelm Müller: "Ich hört ein Bächlein rauschen wohl aus dem Felsenquell" ("I heard a little brook babbling from its rocky source").

Hand-colored etching by Herta Czoernig-Gobanz (1886-1970), estate signed. Plate size 20,5 x 19 cm (8 x 7½ in), sheet size 35 x 29 cm (13¾ x 11½ in).

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