TITLE

Franz Schubert's last illness

AUTHOR(S)
O'Shea, John G.
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1997, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p291
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
23070280

 

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