Franz Schubert's last illness

O'Shea, John G.
May 1997
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1997, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p291
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the medical history of the pianist and composer Franz Peter Schubert. Despite being a good composer, he failed to earn fame due to his contraction with syphilis and his career came to an unfortunate end. He died of 'typhus abdominalis' in 1828. Last days of Schubert's illness are highlighted. After his death Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt publicize his work that earned fame for him.


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