Title: Die Winterreise
Composer: Franz Schubert
Born: 31 January 1797, Vienna, Austria
Died: 19 November 1828, Vienna, Germany
Schubert is among the last of the Classical composers and among the first of the Romantic ones. His music is noted for its melody and harmony. He received a thorough education in music and won a scholarship to boarding school. His music gained recognition and popularity during his lifetime, however he was never a rich man.