(b Graz, 1794; d Ober‐Andritz, 1868).
Austrian composer and pianist. Knew Beethoven well and was at his deathbed. Comp. 6 operas; 8 syms.; 10 masses; 4 Requiems; 2 str. qts.; and 200 songs (among them Erlkönig). Many Schubert MSS, incl. that of ‘Unfinished’ Sym., were in his possession after the composer's death until 1865.