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[list] /lɪst/
[frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA),
1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist.
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Lisztian, adjective Unabridged
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  • We had three long tables which Liszt arranged to suit himself, his own place being in the middle.

  • Such is the race of which Liszt recites the epic in the "Hungarian Rhapsodies."

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • About eight in the evening Liszt would take himself to the house of the Princess Wittgenstein and sup with her.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • He played Liszt's "Waldesrauschen," but murmured, "She is the first to doubt me."

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • By April 1856, the whole opera was finished and sent to Liszt for his opinion.

  • He played on his audience as Liszt did on a piano most easily when most effectively.

  • Poor old Liszt is mercilessly dissected, and his admiring circle at Weimar slashed by a vigourous pen.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • Nevertheless, there were reasons why Liszt ought to have played these works.

  • I would choose Hiller for my friend, Chopin for my husband, Liszt for my lover.

British Dictionary definitions for Liszt


Franz (frants). 1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist. The greatest piano virtuoso of the 19th century, he originated the symphonic poem, pioneered the one-movement sonata form, and developed new harmonic combinations. His works include the symphonies Faust (1861) and Dante (1867), piano compositions and transcriptions, songs, and church music
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Liszt in Technology

A Franz Lisp compiler in C which emits C, by Jeff W. Dalton .
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