Franz Schubert: Biography, Music & Facts


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Schubert is often best remembered for composing over 600 lieder. Which of the following does NOT describe lieder?

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1. How did Schubert die?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of Schubert's compositions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combination will determine your knowledge of Franz Schubert and his contributions to the music world.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

While taking the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Lieder
  • Schubert's death
  • Schubert's occupation before becoming a composer
  • Compositions that Schubert created

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Schubert
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about his compositions
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Schubert's influence on music in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about Schubert's life and times, look at the accompanying lesson on the Life & Music of Franz Schubert. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Schubert's childhood in Vienna
  • Explains his early love of music
  • Covers the song cycles Die schöne Müllerin and Winterreise
  • Explores his death in 1828