LISZT IN PARIS: ENDURING ENCOUNTERS AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Press release date:
Friday, July 11, 2008
**Press viewing: Friday, September 5, 2008, 10 a.m. until noon**
When the twelve-year-old Franz Liszt (1811–1886) arrived in Paris in 1823 with his parents, he had already astounded audiences with his extraordinary musical gifts in his native Hungary, as well as in Germany and, most notably, Vienna, where Beethoven anointed him with a kiss on the forehead. Not long after his arrival in Paris, he would also amaze the sophisticated cultural community of the City of Light.