Vienna has plenty of residences with a musical connection. One house out near the Danube has two: Franz Lehár and Emanuel Schikaneder. Mini-palais dating back to the … [Read more...] about The Lehár-Schikaneder-Schlössel
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Born in modern-day Hungary when it was part of the extended Austro-Hungarian empire, Franz Lehár (1870-1948) went from a bandmaster in the imperial army to global renown for … [Read more...] about Franz Lehár location guide
Anton Bruckner, composer and accomplished (to say the least) organist entered this world in Upper Austria in 1824, but moved to Vienna permanently in the late 1860s. He … [Read more...] about Bruckner locations in Vienna
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) largely achieved musical fame while outside of Vienna, but the city played a role in his formative years, and he regularly returned to perform concerts … [Read more...] about Liszt locations in Vienna
Da Vinci has his Mona Lisa, Otto Wagner has his…well, many buildings in Vienna might be considered a highlight of the architect's legacy. But the Postsparkasse building … [Read more...] about The Postsparkasse building
No great composer in Vienna escapes the bindings of human existence without a suitable memorial paying tribute to their prowess. And so it is with Johannes Brahms. His … [Read more...] about The Johannes Brahms monument