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Haschka, Lorenz Leopold (1749–1827), writer

Wrote text for the first Austrian Kaiserhymnen, 1796

Abel, Josef (1764-1818), artist

Portrait supposed to be of Schubert, supposedly by Abel. Unsigned. Undated [image]

Alexander Leopold (1772-1795), Archduke

Killed by homemade fireworks

Palatin of Hungary during the Jacobin Conspiracy

Amberg, Joseph von (1778-1869), Police Director in Innsbruck

Keeping an eye on Johann Senn in Innsbruck

Amerling, Friedrich von (1803-1887), artist

Franz II/I in the robes of the Order of the Golden Fleece (1832) [image]

Franz II/I in the robes of the Order of the Golden Fleece (c. 1832) (detail) [image]

Kaiser Franz II/I von Österreich, 1832 (detail) [image]

Aristotle (384-322 BC), philosopher

Metaphysics: Wonder the starting point for philosophy [quote]

As analytic basis for scientific discovery

Arosenius, Ivar (1878-1909), artist

Backusfest, 'Bacchanalia' (1890)

Auden, Wystan Hugh (1907-1973), writer

Use of psychological symbolism compared with 'Der Leiermann'

'The Witnesses' (1932) [quote]

'Venus will now say a few words' [note]

Baader, Andreas (1943-1977), RAF terrorist

Association with Bernward Vesper and Gudrun Ensslin

Batoni, Pompeo Girolamo (1708-1787), artist

Pompeo Batoni: Emperor Joseph II and Archduke Pietro Leopoldo (from 1790 Leopold II), Rome (1769) [image]

Pompeo Batoni: Emperor Joseph II and Archduke Pietro Leopoldo (from 1790 Leopold II), Rome (1769). Analysis

Carl Eugen, Duke of Württemberg (1728-1793), painted in Rome in 1753 by Pompeo Batoni [image]

Bauernfeld, Eduard von (1802-1890), writer

Joins the circle of friends

Portrait by Franz Joseph Dobiaschofsky (1818-1867), 1850

Immune to Schober's charisma

Pantomime mocking Schober, 1825

Schubert memoir, 1829

Becker, Andreas (1750-1776), teacher in Leopoldstadt

Marries Maria Anna Stadlbauer (1757)

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827), composer

Beethoven's song cycle, An die ferne Geliebte (To the distant loved one), Op. 98 (1816)

Letter to Nikolaus Simrock on the Jacobin Conspiracy [quote]

Brief mention in Caroline Pichler's Memories

Remarks from Grillparzer in 1823 re censorship

Benn, Gottfried (1886-1956), doctor and writer

Depressive writings

Berger, Peter L. (1929-), sociologist

from The Social Construction of Reality, 1967 [quote]

Berkeley, George (1685-1753), philosopher

As founder of Idealism

Beruete, Aureliano de (1845-1912), artist

Espinos en flor. Plantío de los Infantes (Flowering Hawthorn) [image]

Betjeman, John (1906-1984), writer

'Business Girls' [quote]

'Christmas' (1954), the finest Christmas poem [quote]

Bettanier, Albert (1851-1932), artist

La tache noire (The black stain), 1887 [image]

La tache noire (The black stain), 1887 [image]

Bismarck-Schönhausen, Otto Eduard Leopold von (1815-1898), statesman

Germany at the time of the creation of the Deutsches Reich, 1871. [map]

Blake, William (1757-1827), artist and writer

Behemoth and Leviathan (c. 1805) [image]

When the Morning Stars Sang Together (c. 1805) [image]

Blumauer, Aloys (1755-1798), publisher

Involvement in the Jacobin Conspiracy 1794

Bankruptcy and death

Böll, Heinrich Theodor (1917-1985), writer

Was soll aus dem Jungen bloß werden?, 'What's to Become of the Boy?' [quote]

Heinrich and Annemarie Böll on their wedding day, 06.03.1942. [image]

Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821), French emperor

Marries the Austrian Archduchess Marie-Louise

Borschberg, André (1952-), pilot

Suspension of disbelief: the Solar Impulse project

Bossi, Domenico (1765-1853), artist

portrait miniature of Baron Axel von Stiernblad, 1793 [image]

portrait miniature of Baron Axel von Stiernblad, 1793. (op cit) [image]

Botticelli, Sandro (1445?-1510), artist

The Birth of Venus and Allegory of Spring [image]

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897), musician

Rediscovery of Franz Schubert

Brentano de La Roche, Clemens Wenzeslaus (1778-1842), writer

Symbolism of frozen heart in 'Auf dem Flusse' in Die Winterreise

Portrait [image]

'Butterfly' silhouette postage stamp [image]

Rustling inspiration in Wohin?: Brentano and Wilhelm Müller

Breton, Jules Adolphe Aimé Louis (1827-1906), artist

The Weeders (1868)

British royal family

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: poor childrearing skills

Brooke, Rupert (1887-1915), writer

'The Old Vicarage, Grantchester' [quote]

Brouwer, Adriaen (1606?-1638), artist

Die Operation am Rücken c. 1636 [image]

Browning, Robert (1812-1889), writer

From Sordello (1840) 'Ye believe?' [quote]

From Sordello (1840) 'Lo, on a heathy brown and nameless hill' [quote]

A Toccata of Galuppi's, 1855 [quote]

Bruchmann, Franz Seraph von (1798-1867), friend of Schubert

Friend of Johann Senn

Bruegel, Pieter (the Elder) (c. 1525-1569), artist

The Harvesters (1565)

Brun, Friederike (1765-1835), writer

Critical analysis of Brun's poem Ich denke dein (1792)

Büchner, Karl Georg (1813-1837), writer

Günther Eich's Büchner Prize acceptance speech in 1959

Bunting, Basil (1900-1985), writer

From Briggflatts [quote]

Busch, Wilhelm (1832-1908), writer and illustrator

Sahst du das wunderbare Bild von Brouwer? [quote]

Caledon, Nicholas James Alexander, 7th Earl of (1955-), Irish peer

Owner and seller of Pontormo's A portrait of a young man in black

Calvin, John (1509-1564), religious reformer

Portrait of John Calvin by Titian [image]

Calvinism decisive step to capitalism

The concept of the elect

Caravaggio, Cecco del (fl. 1610-1620), artist

Christ driving the moneylenders out of the Temple [image]

Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da (1571-1610), artist

The Sacrifice of Isaac (c. 1601) [image]

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas (c. 1601) [image]

The Sacrifice of Isaac (c. 1601) [image]

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas (c. 1601) [image]

Carl II Eugen (1728-1793), Duke of Württemberg

Obtaining loans from Voltaire

Carl XVI Gustaf (1946-), King of Sweden

Wants to ban taking baths

The Nobel Prize Banquet 2015

The Nobel Prize Banquet 2016

Carlos II (1661-1700), King of Spain

Carlos II of Spain, Juan Carreño de Miranda (1614-1685) (c. 1685) [image]

Bust of Carlos II of Spain, Paul Strudel (1648-1708) (1695)

Carnot, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Comte (1753-1823), Marshal in the Napoleonic Army

Deals kindly with the emissaries of the Jacobin Conspiracy

Carter, James Earl Jr. (1924-), 39th US president

Jimmy Carter the 'music lover', Richard Nixon the piano thumper

Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1616), writer

Don Quixote, the great unread.

Charles V (1500-1558), Holy Roman Emperor

See: Karl V

Churchill, Winston (1874-1965), statesman

His famous 'Europe' speech in Zurich on 19 September 1946

Clare, John (1793-1864), writer

Depressive writings

Claus, Emile (1849–1924), artist

Flax Weeding in Flanders, 1887 [image]

The Flax Harvest, 1904 [image]

Clément, Jean-Baptiste(1836-1903), writer

Author of the lyric for Le Temps des cerises

Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham (1947-), politician

At the court of the Sun Queen

Wrong again

Hillary's debate lectern

Emailing for dummies

Cooke, Alistair (Alfred) (1908-2004), journalist and broadcaster

Jimmy Carter the 'music lover', Richard Nixon the piano thumper

Corinth, Lovis (1858-1925), artist

The Temptation of Saint Anthony (1897) [image]

Corradini, Antonio (1688-1752), artist

The veiled masterpiece curiously titled as Modesty [image]

Cortès, Édouard-Léon (1882-1969), artist

Place de Madeleine, après la pluié [image]

Couchepin, Pascal (1942-), Swiss minister

Pascal Couchepin in 2009 [image]

Complexity of Swiss relationship with EU

Cox, Brian (1968-), scientist

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The zombie staggers on

Cox, Jo (1974-2016), murdered politician

Last words matter

Mark of respect

Jo Cox™

Jo Cox™: the people speak

We were wrong about Jo Cox's successor

That Batley and Spen by-election

Daffinger, Moritz Michael (1790-1849), artist

Arrested with Grillparzer for making critical remarks in public

Graf Joseph Sedlnitzky, 1837 [image]

Dalton, John (1766-1844), scientist

250th anniversary of Dalton's birth

Dankesreither, Johann Nepomuk von (1750-1823), Suffragan Bishop

Companion of Katharina von Schober

Portrait by Lanzedelly/Pfeiffer [image]

Host of the first named Schubertiade

Dante Alighieri (1265?-1321), writer

The Divine Comedy as a model for The Cantos of Ezra Pound

Davoût, Louis-Nicolas [d'Avoût] (1770-1823), French soldier

Protector of the Jacobin Andreas Riedel

Defregger, Franz von (1835-1921), artist

Bäuerin am Spinnrocken / Farmer's Wife at the Spinning Wheel 1873 [image]

Landecker Häuser / Houses in Landeck 1870 [image]

Wilderer in der Sennhütte / Poachers in the mountain cottage 1876 [image]

Auf der Alm / At the mountain meadow cottage 1881 [image]

Der Salontiroler / The salon Tyrolean 1882 [image]

Andreas Hofer 1880/1901 [image]

Der Kriegsrat Andreas Hofers / Andreas Hofer's war cabinet 1897 [image]

Treffen zum Aufstand / Mustering for the uprising 1900 [image]

Heimkehrender Tiroler Landsturm im Kriege von 1809 / Return of the Tyrolean infantry in the war of 1809 1876 [image]

Das letzte Aufgebot / The last call-up 1872 [image]

Degen, Joseph Vinzenz (1761–1827), publisher

Police informer in the Jacobin Conspiracy 1794

Flourishes after the Jacobin Conspiracy

Honours

Depauly, Anton Felix (1798-1866), artist

Anton Felix Depauly, 'Schubert without Spectacles' c. 1826-1828 [image]

Desboutins, Marcellin Gilbert (1823-1902), artist

Heinrich Heine (1853) [image]

Descartes, René (1596-1650), philosopher

cogito ergo sum as the foundation of Idealism

The lonliness of Meditation III [quote]

Deutsch, Otto Erich (1883-1967), musicologist

The Schubert trajectory

Estimate of Schubert's total income for his life

The three obituaries of Schubert

Donne, John (1573-1631), poet and cleric

A Nocturnal Upon S. Lucy's Day (1627?) [quote]

Doré, Paul Gustave Louis Christophe (1832-1883), artist

Portrait of Rabelais as the insect collector (1894) [image]

Dorffmeister, Joseph (1764–1814), artist

Luisa Maria Amelia Teresa of Naples and Sicily (1797) [image]

Duplessis, Joseph (1725–1802), artist

Benjamin Franklin c. 1785 [image]

Dürer, Albrecht (1471-1528), artist

Kaiser Maximilian I (1519) [image]

Dutourd, Jean Gwenaël (1920-2011), writer

Church going, from Jeannot, mémoires d’un enfant (2000) [quote]

Edelfelt, Albert (1854-1905), artist

Good Friends [image]

Egger-Lienz, Albin (1868-1926), artist

Bauernhof in Grafendorf (Farmhouse in Grafendorf) 1891 [image]

Mann und Weib (Man and Wife) ND [image]

Der Krieg 1915-16 (The War 1915-16) ND [image]

Den Namenlosen 1915 (To the Nameless 1915) 1916 [image]

Finale 1918 [image]

Toter Soldat (Dead Soldier) 1918 [image]

Die Prozession / The Procession 1903 [image]

Feldsegen / Blessing the fields 1896 [image]

Ein Abschied in Tirol im Jahre 1809 / A farewell in Tyrol in 1809 1894 [image]

Nach dem Friedensschluss 1809 / After the peace settlement 1809 1902 [image]

Eich, Günter (1907-1972), writer

Träume, five radio plays, 1958.

Channelled speech: decorating the slaughterhouse with geraniums

Eichendorff, Joseph Karl Benedikt Freiherr von (1788-1857), writer

'Das zerbrochene Ringlein' as a source for 'Auf dem Flusse' in Die Winterreise

Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965), writer

Walking tour in Provence with Ezra Pound in 1919

Stroking cats to 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' [quote]

Two excerpts from Four Quartets [quote]

'Journey of the Magi' (1927), baffling, pretentious and dull

Encyclopédistes, group of writers associated with Diderot and d'Alembert

Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts

Ensslin, Gudrun (1940-1977), RAF terrorist

Association with Bernward Vesper and Andreas Baader

Erigena, Johannes Scotus (815?-877?), philosopher and theologian

Neoplatonic source for The Cantos of Ezra Pound

Erni, Hans (1909-2015), graphic artist

Few works available on the internet

with Moritz Leuenberger [image]

Salon international de l'automobile, Genf (Geneva Motor Show), poster (1980) [image]

Zurich tourism, poster (1968) [image]

save our water, poster (1961) [image]

Schweiz-Sowjetunion, poster (1945) [image]

Rettet den Wald (save the forest), poster (1983) [image]

Hans Erni: Die Schweiz, das Ferienland der Völker, mural (1939)

Faivre, Léon-Maxime (1856-1914), artist

Death of the Princess de Lamballe (1908) [image]

Farage, Nigel (1964-), UK politician

It's all about me

Nigel Farage and Donald Trump: the right instinct once again

Ferdinand I (1503-1564), Holy Roman Emperor

Erzherzog Ferdinand, Hans Maler (1500?-1529?), (1521) [image]

Fichte, Johann Gottlieb (1762-1814), philosopher

Fichtean Idealism

Fink, Eugen (1905-1975), philosopher

The nature of reflections [quote]

Fischer, Alois (1796-1883), Austrian lawyer and politician

Friend of Johann Senn

Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich (1925-2012), singer

Legato technique for Schubert's 'Litaney' [quote]

FitzGerald, Edward (1809–1883), writer

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1859) [quote]

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790), founding father

As example of productive Calvinist use of money

Portrait by Joseph Duplessis c. 1785 [image]

Use of the idea of the 'calling'

Inscription on his parents' headstone

Plan of Conduct, programme for self-improvement

Franz II (Franz I)(1768-1835), Holy Roman Emperor, Emperor of Austria

lasted longer on the throne than any other ruler of the time

Friedrich von Amerling: Franz II/I in the robes of the Order of the Golden Fleece (1832) [image]

Friedrich von Amerling: Franz II/I in the robes of the Order of the Golden Fleece (c. 1832) (detail) [image]

Collector of plants and flowers, expensive books, birdcage maker

The fearful emperor and his Austrian belljar

Role during the Jacobin Conspiracy

Andreas Riedel teaches Franz II mathematics

Decree of 2 January 1795 'insolent criticism' frecher Tadel

Austrian Kaiserhymnen, 29th birthday present, 12 February 1797

Kaiser Franz II, c. 1795–1799, around the time of the first Austrian Kaiserhymnen [image]

Kaiser Franz II/I von Österreich, Friedrich von Amerling, 1832 [image]

Franz Joseph I (1830-1916), Emperor of Austria

Court Ball at the Hofburg in Vienna (1900) [image]

Frederick II of Prussia 'the Great' (1712-1786)

Creator of the German administrative machine

Immanuel Kant's approval of Frederick II

Mercantilist control freak

Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939), psychiatrist

Psychological symbolism in 'Der Leiermann'

Friant, Émile (1863–1932), artist

La Toussaint, All Saints' Day (1888) [image]

Friedrich Wilhelm II (1744-1797), King of Prussia

Reprehensible and incompetent Prussian

Fröhlich sisters (*between 1793 and 1803)

Grillparzer and Schubert's creation of the choral work Ständchen D 920/921

Gause, Wilhelm (1853-1916), artist

Court Ball at the Hofburg in Vienna (1900) [image]

Glassbrenner, Adolf (1810-1876), writer

The number of warning signs in Prussia

The tomb of Saint John of Nepomuk in Prague [image]

The undying service of Protestantism

If Austria had been Protestant

Antonio Corradini designs the tomb of Saint John of Nepomuk in Prague

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832), writer

Journey into the Swiss Alps in 1775, Dichtung und Wahrheit, Part IV, Book 18, pp. 790-802

Nähe des Geliebten, Perils of journey into the Swiss Alps in 1775

Die Leiden des jungen Werther and Müller's 'death paradox'

Critical analysis of Goethe's poem Nähe des Geliebten (1795)

Nähe des Geliebten, Perils of journey into the Swiss Alps in 1775

Goethe's refutation of Idealism in Nähe des Geliebten

Mein Ruh' ist hin, the text of Franz Schubert's Gretchen am Spinnrade

The 'Goethe-cult' in German culture

Trembling above the abyss in Strasbourg Cathedral

Gogh, Vincent van (1853-1890), artist

Irises, 1890 [image]

Irises, 1889 [image]

Irises, 1890 [image]

The Starry Night, 1889 [image]

Shoes 1886 [image]

Shoes 1888 [image]

Pollard Willow 1882 [image]

Wheatfield with Crows 1890 [image]

Self-Portrait 1887 [image]

Small Pear Tree in Blossom 1888 [image]

Undergrowth 1889 [image]

Garden of the Asylum 1889 [image]

Café Table with Absinthe 1887 [image]

Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617), artist

Phaethon Falling, from his series The Four Fallers, 1588 [image]

Gotthardi, Franz (1750-1795), secret police chief under Leopold II

Organizes secret police for Leopold, then arrested

Grahame, Kenneth (1859-1932), writer

New illustrations for the The Wind in the Willows

Graves, Robert (1895-1985), writer

Goodbye to All That (1929/60/98) [quote]

Gray, Thomas (1716-1771), writer

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (1751)

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (1751)

Grillparzer, Franz Seraphicus (1791-1872), writer

Writing the text of the choral work Ständchen D 920/921 [quote]

Epitaph for Franz Schubert

Remarks to Beethoven in 1823 re censorship

Arrested with Daffinger for making critical remarks in public

Criticism of Schober [quote]

Grob, Therese (1798-1875), Schubert's first love

Schubert, in Steyr, learns of her engagement

Therese Grob, never aware of Schubert's feelings for her

The terrible effect of the Ehe-Consens Gesetz, 1815

Grosseteste, Robert (1175?-1253), philosopher and theologian

Neoplatonic source for The Cantos of Ezra Pound

Habsburger, European dynasty

The decline and fall of the Habsburg Empire

The Habsburg Castle in northern Switzerland

See: Maria Theresia (1717-1780)

See: Joseph II (1741-1790)

See: Franz II (1768-1835)

See: Leopold II (1747-1792)TBD

See: Rudolph I (1218-1291)

See: Karl V (1500-1558)

See: Maximilian I (1459-1519)

See: Ferdinand I (1503-1564)

See: Carlos II (1661-1700)

See: Leopold I (1640-1705)

See: Franz Joseph I (1830-1916)

See: Habsburg lip

Hamsun, Knut (1859-1952), writer

From Pan [quote]

Hartmann, Christian Ferdinand (1774-1842), artist

Portrait of Friedrich von Matthisson, 1794 [image]

Hartmann, Franz von (1808-1875), lawyer

Diarist 1826-1828

Hartmann, Fritz von (1805-1850), lawyer

Diarist 1826-1828

Haydn, Franz Joseph (1732-1809), composer

Brief mention in Caroline Pichler's Memories

Joseph Haydn by Thomas Hardy (1757–1804), 1791. [image]

Hebenstreit, Franz Ignaz Felix von Streitenfeld (1747-1795), revolutionary

Role in the Jacobin Conspiracy

Rapid destruction compared to Franz Seraph Spaun

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich (1770-1831), philosopher

German Idealism

Heine, Christian Johann Heinrich (1797-1856), writer

In Die romantische Schule: Writing rough poetry came naturally to Wilhelm Müller

Translated excerpts of the Postscript from Romanzero (1854)

Portrait (1829) [image]

Portrait (1853) [image]

Portrait with his wife (1851) [image]

Gotthold Lessing's little boy

Heisenberg, Werner Karl (1901-1976), physicist

Schrödinger's cat revisited

Hemingway, Ernest Miller (1899-1961), writer

Hemingway under the hood

Hidden complexity

Frequent use of chiasmus

Hensel, Luise (1798-1876), writer

Her love rivals Wilhelm Müller and Clemens Brentano

Suitor Wilhelm Müller

Suitor Clemens Brentano

Portrait [image]

Hill, Carl Fredrik (1849-1911), artist

The Flowering Fruit Tree (Det blommande fruktträdet), 1877

Hilmar, Ernst (1938-), musicologist

The Schubert trajectory

Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945), politician

MeinKampf, Frontispiece (1936) [image]

Hofer, Andreas (1767-1810), Tyrolean military leader

The Tyrolean Fatherland

The execution of Andreas Hofer 20.02.1810, postcard 1899 [image]

Hoffmann (von Fallersleben), August Heinrich (1798-1874), Germanist and writer

Author of Unpolitische Lieder, 'Das Lied der Deutschen', 1841

Steel engraving by Christian Hoffmeister after a painting by Ernst Fröhlich, ND [image]

Review of Johann Senn's poems

Hofmannsthal, Hugo von (1874-1929), writer

From A letter of Philip, Lord Chandos, to Francis Bacon [quote]

Holbach, Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d' (1723-1789), writer

Holbach the atheist

Hölderlin, Johann Christian Friedrich (1770-1843), writer

Use of psychological symbolism compared with 'Der Leiermann'

From Brod und Wein 1800 'Jetzt auch kommet ein Wehn' [quote]

From Brod und Wein 1800 'Aber sie muß uns auch' [quote]

Detail Brod und Wein manuscript [image]

Holzer, Michael (1772-1826), choirmaster

Prepares Franz Schubert for the Stadtkonvikt

Honthorst, Gerrit van (1592-1656), artist

Saint Sebastian, c. 1623 [image]

Hopper, Edward (1882-1967), artist

Automat [image]

Housman, Alfred Edward (1859-1936), writer

A Shropshire Lad (1896)

Housman, Alfred Edward (A. E.) (1859-1936), writer

A Shropshire Lad as poem cycle

Innocent III (1161?-1216, reign 1198-1216), Pope

Initiates the Albigensian Crusade

Jacobi, Johann Georg (1740-1814), writer

'Litaney auf das Fest Allerseelen'

Portrait [image]

'Litaney auf das Fest Allerseelen' [quote]

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826), politician

Fear of the corrupting power of organizational groupthink

The 'Cannibals of Europe' eating each other again

The 'Cannibals of Europe' eating each other again

The 'Cannibals of Europe' eating each other again

Jerome, Jerome K. (1859-1927), humourist

German Lied scene in Three Men in a Boat (1889)

Johnson, Samuel Dr. (1709-1784), writer and lexicographer

'Nothing odd will do long' [re. Tristram Shandy]

James Gillray, Apollo and the muses, inflicting penance on Dr Pomposo (1783) [image]

Dr Johnson's refutation of Berkley's Idealism

Joseph II (1741-1790), Holy Roman Emperor

'The first servant of the state'

Pompeo Batoni: Emperor Joseph II and Archduke Pietro Leopoldo (from 1790 Leopold II), Rome (1769) [image]

The know-all

Failed attempt at religious toleration

Pompeo Batoni: Emperor Joseph II and Archduke Pietro Leopoldo - an Enlightenment milestone

Did not fulfill the hopes of his followers

Joyce, James (1882-1941), writer

Bathtime for St. Kevin An analysis of an episode in Finnegans Wake

Jud, Felix (1899-1985), bookseller in Hamburg

Mocking the Nazis with a bookshop window

Jung, Carl Gustav (1875-1961), psychiatrist

Psychological symbolism in 'Der Leiermann'

Jungstedt, Axel (1859-1933), artist

In the Quarry (1886)

Kamprad, Ingvar Feodor (1926-), founder of IKEA

Lenten thoughts, newly assembled (miserliness)

IKEA's loose screw

Kant, Immanuel (1724-1804), philosopher

Enlightenment: the use of rational thought by each individual to test ideas

Approval of Frederick II

Kantian Idealism

230 years of the Kritik der reinen Vernunft

Karl August, Duke von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (1757-1828), Austrian police minister

Resigns his commission under Friedrich Wilhelm II

Karl V (1500-1558), Holy Roman Emperor

Early manifestation of the Habsburg lip

Portrait of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Bernard van Orley (c. 1519) [image]

Portrait of Charles V Seated, Lambert Sustris (1515–1591) (1548) [image]

Kenner, Joseph (1794-1868), writer

Assessment of Schober's character

Johann Senn in the Stadtkonvikt

Kietz, Ernst Benedikt (1815-1892), artist

Heinrich Heine und seine Frau Mathilde (1851) [image]

Kilmister, Ian Fraser (Lemmy) (1945-2015), heavy-metal rocker

Lemmy Kilmister and Arthur Schopenhauer: the will to die

Lemmy Kilmister [image]

Kipling, Joseph Rudyard (1865-1936), writer

'In the Neolithic Age' [quote]

Kleist, Heinrich von (1777-1811), writer

Schober reads Kleist in the Lesegesellschaft

Klemperer, Victor (1881-1960), philologist

Nazi fanaticism

LTI (Lingua tertii imperii) (1947) [quote]

Interpretation of Das Lied der Deutschen

Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918), artist

Schubert am Klavier, 1898 [image]

Koe, Laurence (1869-1913), artist

Sappho [image]

Kollwitz, Käthe (1867-1945), artist

Brot (1924) [image]

The Weavers' Uprising, I (1897) [image]

Kriehuber, Josef (1800-1876), artist

Moritz von Schwind, 1827 [image]

Krupskaya, Nadezhda ('Nadya') Konstantinovna (1869-1939), wife of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, 'Lenin'

Lenin in the 'sealed train'

Kugler, Franz (1808-1858), artist

Heinrich Heine (1829) [image]

Kupelwieser, Leopold (1796-1862), artist

Johann Michael Vogl, 1821 [image]

Franz von Schober, 1821 [image]

Franz von Schober, 1821, op cit. [image]

Sophie Schober, c. 1821 [image]

Franz von Schober and Torup Castle, ND [image]

Franz von Schober, 1821, op cit. [image]

Johann Michael Vogl, 1821 [image]

'A game of charades in Atzenbrugg', 1821 [image]

Covering for Schober in Breslau [quote]

Joseph von Spaun ND [image]

Dr Karl Joseph von Hartmann, chalk drawing by Leopold Kupelwieser[?], 1821? [image]

Leopold Kupelwieser, Der Sündenfall, 1821 [image]

Johann Chrysostomus Senn 1820 [image]

Laforgue, Jules (1860-1887), writer

From Winter Coming On [quote]

Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de (1790-1869), writer and politician

'The grape harvest', from Mémoires inédits de Lamartine, 1790-1815 [quote]

Lampi, Johann Baptist, the elder (1751–1830), artist

Kaiser Franz II, c. 1795–1799, around the time of the first Austrian Kaiserhymnen [image]

Lang, Franz Innozenz (1752-1835), Director of the 'Stadtkonvikt'

Schubert: from child to musical genius

Leader, Benjamin Williams (1831-1923), artist

February Fill Dyke [image]

Leadsom, Andrea (1963-), politician

Next Prime Minister of the UK

Devaluing the family: Let's not upset the childlessly carefree with all these nasty value judgements.

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716), scientist

Bitter dispute about the discovery of calculus

Leip, Hans (1893-1983), writer

Author of the text of the song Lili Marleen.

Lelie, Adriaan de (1794-1795), painter

Lecture on Anatomy by Andreas Bonn, 1792

Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (1870-1924), Russian dictator

Lenin in the 'sealed train'

Leopold I (1640-1705), Holy Roman Emperor

Large Habsburg lip

Fotzenpoidl nickname

Statue on the Plague Column in Vienna [image]

Emperor Leopold I in Theatre Costume (c. 1667) [image]

Leopold's first wife, Doña Margarita of Austria (c. 1665) [image]

Leopold I von Habsburg (1290-1326), duke

Battle of Morgarten

Leopold II (1747-1792), Holy Roman Emperor

Pompeo Batoni: Emperor Joseph II and Archduke Pietro Leopoldo (from 1790 Leopold II), Rome (1769) [image]

Leopold and his children and the Habsburg lip

Jean-Etienne Liotard: Archduke Peter Leopold, 15, designing the plan of a fortification (1762) [image]

Archduke Peter Leopold's chemistry cabinet [image]

Some of the contents of Archduke Peter Leopold's chemistry cabinet [image]

Archduke Peter Leopold's chemistry cabinet as it appeared in 1929 [image]

Rescues the Holy Roman Empire after Joseph II

Pompeo Batoni: Emperor Joseph II and Archduke Pietro Leopoldo - an Enlightenment milestone

Bringing the Austrian Empire back from the brink after Joseph II

Planning for a constitution for Tuscany

Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim (1729-1781), writer

Nathan the Wise: which is the true religion?

Gotthold Lessing's little boy

Leuenberger, Moritz (1946-), Swiss ex-minister

with Hans Erni [image]

Leuenberger's 'noble lie'

Moritz Leuenberger: in praise of Machiavelli

Gotthard tunnel. Gotthard tunnel?

Leypold, Carl Julius von (1805–1874), artist

Der Wanderer im Sturm (The Wanderer in the Storm) (1835) [image]

Lhermitte, Léon Augustin (1844-1925), artist

Haymaking (1887)

Liebermann, Max (1847–1935), artist

The Flax Barn in Laren (1887)

Lieder, Friedrich Johann Gottlieb (1780-1859), artist

Sketch of Franz Schubert, 1827 [image]

Friedrich Lieder's 1827 sketch of Schubert [image]

Liotard, Jean-Etienne (1702-1789)

Archduke Peter Leopold, 15, designing the plan of a fortification (1762) [image]

Lips, Johann Heinrich (1758-1817), artist

Johann Wolfgang Goethe, 1791, copperplate [image]

Liszt, Franz (1811-1886), musician

Rediscovery of Franz Schubert

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882), writer

From 'The Builders', 1850 [quote]

Lorenz, Michael (1958-), musicologist

'The Young Franz Schubert': An Ineradicable Misidentification

Lotto, Lorenzo (1480?-1556?), artist

Annunciazione [image]

Louis XIV (1638-1715), King of France

'l'État, c'est moi' (attributed) [quote]

Louis XVI (1754-1793), King of France

Hunting and metalwork hobbies

Louis XVIII (1755-1824), French king

Ascends the French throne

Luther, Martin (1483-1546), religious reformer

Attempting a reform of the Catholic Church

The Protestant concept of the 'calling'

Magritte, Rene (1898-1967), artist

La trahison des images ('Ceci n'est pas une pipe') (1929) [image]

Mahler, Gustav (1860-1911), composer

Set five of Rückert's Kindertotenlieder to music

Maler, Hans (1500?-1529?), artist

Erzherzog Ferdinand (1521) [image]

Mandel, Eduard (1810-1882), artist

Heinrich Heine (1829) [image]

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883), artist

Un bar aux Folies Bergère [image]

Maria Theresia (1717-1780), Holy Roman Empress

Die Landesmutter (Mother of the Nation)

Empress Maria Theresia, eleven years old (c. 1727) [image]

Pompeo Batoni: Emperor Joseph II and Archduke Pietro Leopoldo - portrait ordered by Maria Theresia

Marie Antoinette (Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna von Habsburg-Lothringen) (1755-1793), Queen of France

Marie Antoinette's bucolic village in the Trianon

Death of the Princess de Lamballe (1908) [image]

Marie-Louise von Österreich (1791-1847), Austrian princess

Marries the Napoleon Bonaparte

Martini, Karl Anton Freiherr von (1726-1800), jurist

Moderating influence in the Jacobin trials 1794

Martinovics, Ignaz Joseph (1755-1795), revolutionary

In Leopold II's circle of informants

Matisse, Henri (1869-1954), artists

Drawings of Sappho [image]

Matthisson, Friedrich von (1761-1831), writer

Critical analysis of Matthisson's poem Andenken 1792

Maximilian I (1459-1519), Holy Roman Emperor

Kaiser Maximilian I, Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) (1519) [image]

Kaiser Maximilian I, Bernhard Strigel (1460-1528) (1515) [image]

May, Theresa née Brasier (1956-), British Prime Minister

Mummy knows best [quote]

Mazo, Juan Bautista Martínez del (1611-1667), artist

Doña Margarita of Austria (c. 1665) [image]

The Infanta Margarita de Austria (c. 1665) [image]

McIntyre, Stephen (1947-), scientist

In praise of Stephen McIntyre

Melchior, André (1926-), photographer

Photographs of Winston Churchill in Zurich

Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Jakob Ludwig Felix (1809-1847), musician

Prosperity contrasted with Schubert's poverty

Menzel, Adolph (1815–1905), painter

Fronleichnamsprozession in Hofgastein (1880) [image]

Meredith, George (1828-1909), writer

From The Thrush in February [quote]

Crocus [image]

Portrait, late photo (nd) [image]

Modern Love, (1862), Poem XIII, lines 1-9. [quote]

Mesmer, Franz (1734-1815), scientist

Arrested for Jacobin sympathies

Stefan Zweig's defence of his reputation

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875), artist

The Gleaners (1853?)

Miranda, Juan Carreño de (1614-1685), artist

Carlos II of Spain (1685) [image]

Möller, Andreas (1684–1762?), artist

Empress Maria Theresia, eleven years old (c. 1727) [image]

Molteni, Giuseppe (1800–1867), artist

La Confessione (1838) [image]

Montesquieu, Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de (1689-1755), philosopher and writer

De l'Esprit des Loix (The Spirit of Laws) (1748)

Pompeo Batoni: Emperor Joseph II and Archduke Pietro Leopoldo - De l'Esprit des Loix

Montfort, Simon de (c.1170-1218), 5th Earl of Leicester

First leader of the Albigensian Crusade

Morgan, Alfred (1862-1904), artist

An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus, Mr Gladstone Travelling with Ordinary Passengers, 1885 [image]

Mucha, Alphonse (1860-1939), illustrator

Princess Hyacinth [image]

Müller, Charles-Louis (1815-1892), artist

Roll Call of the Last Victims of Terror (c. 1850) [image]

Müller, Johann Ludwig Wilhelm (1794-1827), writer

Attends Berlin salon with Müller, Hensel, Brentano etc.

Love rivals Wilhelm Müller and Clemens Brentano for Luise Hensel

Die Winterreise, Müller's biographical background

Portrait [image]

Affinity with Byron, 'Greek Müller'

Müller's poem 'Die Forelle'

Heine in Die romantische Schule: Writing rough poetry came naturally to Wilhelm Müller

Die Winterreise, 'Gute Nacht!' [quote]

Brentano's rustling inspiration in Wohin?

See: Winterreise (Die), passim

See: Sieben und siebzig Gedichte..., Zweites Bändchen, passim

See: Die schöne Müllerin, passim

Musil, Robert (1880-1942), writer

Anomie and the 'other state' in the Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften

Nepilo, Hanso (1766-1856), farmer and chronicler in Rohne, Saxony

Description of the 'hunger years' 1771-3

Newton, Isaac (1642-1727), scientist

Recording and dissemination of information

Bitter dispute about the discovery of calculus

Newton, John (1725-1807), writer

Olney Hymn, 'Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken', 1779

Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900), philosopher

Nietzsche's 171st birthday

'Thy tyranny of clocks and laws' (1882) [quote]

'More tic-toc' (1887) [quote]

Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994), 37th US president

The media kicking Nixon around

Jimmy Carter the 'music lover', Richard Nixon the piano thumper

Noël, Paul Joseph (1789-1822), artist

The Impassioned Grape Picker, 1817-1819 [image]

North, Richard (dates unknown), blogger

Psychiatric case review: condition worsening

Sledghammer vs. dagger

North gets it – not really

Sir Detail and friend

Oakley, Anne (1944-), sociologist

Taking it like Woman source of 'rabid feminist' (OUP)

Occam, William of (sometimes 'Ockham', 1287?-1347)

William of Occam and his bladeless razor

Orley, Bernard van (1491/1492-1542), artist

Portrait of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (c. 1519), detail [image]

Orpen, William (1878-1931), artist

Ready To Start. Self Portrait, 1917 [image]

Ottenwalt, Anton (1789-1845), civil servant

Marries Marie von Spaun in 1819

Schober's charisma and attitude to friendship [quote]

Schober the last person to negotiate finances

What will become of Schober? [quote]

Discomfort after Schober's treatment of Justina Bruchman [quote]

Encourages Spaun to write a memoir of Schubert

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809), writer

Imprisoned in Paris

Escapes the guillotine in France in 1794

Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662), philosopher

The appropriate distance [quote]

Other-worldliness of Pascal

Pauelsen, Erik (1749–1790), artist

Friederike Brun with her daughter Charlotte, 1789 [image]

Paumgartner, Silvester (c. 1763-1841), music sponsor, Steyr

Schubert's visits to Steyr, Forellenquintett composed for him.

Pergen, Count Johann von (1725-1814), Austrian police minister

The Police Minister organizes Franz II's police

Role in the Jacobin Conspiracy

Petersen, David E. (1977-), illustrator

Illustrations for Kenneth Grahame's classic children's book The Wind in the Willows

Picard, Bertrand (1958-), hypnotist

Suspension of disbelief: the Solar Impulse project

Pichler, Caroline née Greiner (1769-1843), writer

Description of Jacobin Conspiracy in Denkwürdigkeiten [quotes]

Barely mentions Schubert and other musicians

Pipitz, Franz Ernst (1815-1899), writer

Novel Der Jacobiner in Wien

Plato (428?-348? BC), philosopher

Theaetetus: Wonder the starting point for philosophy [quote]

Phaedrus: The madness sent by the gods [quote]

As philosopher of revelation

Neoplatonism in The Cantos of Ezra Pound

Pontormo, Jacopo (real name Jacopo Carucci) (1494-1557), artist

A portrait of a young man in black (c.1530) [image]

More on A portrait of a young man in black (c.1530) [image]

A portrait of a Halberdier (c.1530) [image]

Pope, Alexander (1688-1744), writer

An Essay on Man, 'The proper study of mankind is man' [quote]

Pound, Ezra Weston Loomis (1885-1972), writer

Walking tour in Provence with T. S. Eliot in 1919

Misunderstanding of Montségur

Quotations from Cantos 48, 76, 87 [quote]

Allegory of the wasp dismembering a spider, Canto 48

Lugdunum Convenarum ruins described in Ezra Pound, Canto 48

Lugdunum Convenarum, modern aerial view [image]

Lugdunum Convenarum, view of the recent excavations [image]

Lugdunum Convenarum, view of the recent excavations [image]

Canto 74: 'Manet painted the bar at La Cigale...' [quote]

The 'shipwreck theme' in the Cantos

See: Yeats' poem 'Down by the Salley Gardens'

Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph (1809-1865), anarchist

'Property is theft', re. Hans Erni

Proust, Marcel (Valentin Louis Georges Eugène) (1871-1922), writer

Lime-flower tea and madeleines in À la recherche du temps perdu (1913-1927)

Pymonenko, Mykola (1862–1912), artist

Victim of Fanaticism (1899) [image]

Quast, Pieter (c. 1605-1647), artist

Foot Surgery 1640?

Rabelais, François (1494?-1553), writer

The invention of fanaticism

Rand, Ayn (1905-1982), writer

Atlas Shrugged, an awful novel

Renard, Antoine (1825-1872), singer

Author of the lyric for Le Temps des cerises

Reni, Guido (1575-1642), artist

Strage degli innocenti (The Massacre of the Innocents) (1611) [image]

Susannah and the Elders (1620-25) [image]

Richard of Saint Victor (?-1173), philosopher and theologian

Neoplatonic source for The Cantos of Ezra Pound

Rico y Ortega, Martín (1833-1908), artist

Washerwomen at the Varenne (nd)

Ridley, Matt (1958-), writer

GWPF lecture: Global Warming versus Global Greening

Riedel, Andreas von (1748-1837), Jacobin conspirator

Mathematics teacher of Franz II

Presents Leopold II with a draft constitution

Ennobled

Displayed for three days on the Schandbühne in Vienna

Death in poverty

Commission examines Riedel's prison conditions

Rieder, Wilhelm August (1796-1880), artist

Wilhelm August Rieder's watercolour of Schubert, 1825 [image]

Wilhelm August Rieder, portrait of Schubert, oil, 1875 [image]

Rørbye, Martinus (1803-1848), artist

Entrance to an Inn in the Praestegarden at Hillested [image]

Roth, Joseph (1894-1939), writer

Radetzkymarsch

Job, the story of a simple man [quote]

Anomie and the 'other state' in the Radetzkymarsch

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778), writer

Les Rêveries du promeneur solitaire, illustrated by Hans Erni

Hans Erni and Moritz Leuenberger

Bill Gates, Rousseau's new best friend

The good old days and Rousseau's hatred of technological progress

Election 18.10.2015: Jean-Jacques, back in your box!

Some sightings of the zombie

Rousseau in 'Nature'

Rousseau, the root of fanaticism

Emile, ou de l'éducation (1762) [quote]

From 'The Second Coming': 'The best lack all conviction' [quote]

Bye bye, democracy. Hello, general will

Victor Klemperer and Rousseau

Rousseau and the Blut-und-Boden ideology

Rousseau's Swiss fans

Leuenberger's 'noble lie'

Moritz Leuenberger: in praise of Machiavelli

Brian Cox: The zombie staggers on

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640), artist

Prometheus Bound' (c. 1618) [image]

Rückert, Friedrich (1788-1866), writer

Five of the Kindertotenlieder set to music by Mahler

Rudolph I (1218-1291), Holy Roman Emperor

Founder of the Habsburg dynasty

Rudolf raised the dynasty onto the European stage

Russell, Bertrand Arthur William (1872-1970), philosopher

Totalitarian foundations in Rousseau [quote]

Russell, Francis (1949-), Deputy Chairman of Christie's

Expert validator of Pontormo's A portrait of a young man in black

More on A portrait of a young man in black (c.1530) [image]

Rutherford, Mark [Hale White] (1831-1913), writer

The Revolution in Tanner's Lane [quote]

Ryle, Gilbert (1900-1976), philosopher

Silent thinking: The Concept of Mind [quote]

Saint Dominic (Dominique de Guzmán c.1170-1221)

Trial by fire of Albigensian books [image]

Saint Dominic presiding over an Auto-da-fe [image]

Salieri, Antonio (1750-1825), composer

Selects Franz Schubert for the Stadtkonvikt

Sängerknaben Boy choristers at the court chapel

Franz Schubert as a chorister

Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm (1775-1854), philosopher

Schellmann, Albert (1768-1840), lawyer, Steyr

Schubert visits Schellmann in Steyr with Vogl

Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von (1759-1805), writer

Wilhelm Tell, Habsburg domination, passim [quote]

Wilhelm Tell, Tell's arrest [quote]

Schober, Franz von (1796-1882), writer

Portrait [image]

Schubert and Vogl, caricature by Franz Schober [image]

Schubert and Vogl, caricature by Franz Schober [image]

The Schubert trajectory

Secret engagement to Justina von Bruchmann

Portrait, Leopold Kupelwieser, 1821 [image]

Flirting with Justina Bruchman in Schwind's A Schubertiade, 1865 [image]

Who is Schober? what is he?

Portrait, Leopold Kupelwieser, 1821 [image]

Schober source materials

Grandparents Franz (1727-1798) and Katharina Hohenauer (1733-1797)

Parents Franz Xaver [von] Schober (1759-1802) and Katharina Derffel (1762-1833)

Dominik Derffel (1729-1775), hotelier in the 'Petersbad' and Katharina's father

Torup Castle near Malmö, Sweden [image]

Father Franz Xaver von Schober ennobled 1801

Attends the Salzmannschule in Schnepfenthal, Thuringia, with brother Axel

Map of Malmö (Torup), Schnepfenthal and Vienna [image]

Enrols at the Kremsmünster Stift in Upper Austria, 1809

Psychological speculations

No homosexuality in the Schubert circles

Passion for Marie von Spaun

Selbstbefleckung and slander in Kremsmünster Stift

Josefa von Spaun's opposition to his engagement to Marie von Spaun

Supposedly participates in the Congress of Vienna, 1815

Abandons university studies 1819

Manipulates the documentary record of his biography

His 'charisma' and 'aura'

Schubert and Schober become soulmates - the 'Schobert'

Schober's account of first meeting with Schubert (Cinderella)

Schober's implicit denigration of Schubert's father

Schober's use of money as an instrument of social power

Schober's visit to Sweden in 1816

Leopold Kupelwieser, Franz von Schober and Torup Castle, ND [image]

Schober affects the role of Goethe's Werther

Portrait, Leopold Kupelwieser, 1821 [image]

Introduces Schubert to Johann Michael Vogl

Texts composed by Franz von Schober

Text for Alfonso und Estrella

Schober supposed to have introduced Schubert the works of Wilhelm Müller

Did Schober the libertine lead Schubert astray?

Schober the snake in 'A game of charades in Atzenbrugg', 1821 [image]

Actor in Breslau

Philandering in Breslau

'Engagement' to Justina Bruchmann broken off, 1824

Leaves Breslau and returns to Vienna

Bauernfeld immune to Schober's charisma

Bauernfeld's pantomime mocking Schober, 1825

Coffee house life with the friends

Schober restarts the Lesegesellschaft

Schober manages the Lithographisches Institut

Schubert's last illness and death

The collapse of the Lithographisches Institut

Organizing Schubert's obsequies: Schober's minimal role

Obituaries and memoirs

Spaun suggests collaborative memoir with Bauernfeld and Schober

Joseph Danhauser, Franz von Schober, 1844 [image]

Franz von Schober in Dresden, 1859, photograph [image]

Refuses to write memoir of Schubert

Suggests that Schubert had a 'secret love'

Schober's late, restless years

Moritz von Schwind: scales fall from eyes

Joseph Kenner's assessment of Schober's character

Friendship with Johann Senn

See: Schubert's private musical evenings

See: Franz von Schober's reading club

Schober, Katharina von née Derffel, (1762-1833), Franz von Schober's mother

Companion of Bishop Johann Nepomuk von Dankesreither

Schober, Ludovica von (1790-1812), Franz von Schober's sister, married Siboni

Attracts the attention of the secret police

Marries Giuseppe Siboni in 1811

Dies in a pistol accident November 1812

Schober, Sophie von (1795-1825), Franz von Schober's sister

Leopold Kupelwieser, Sophie Schober, pencil drawing, c. 1821 [image]

Schönstein, Carl Freiherr von (1796-1876)

Portrait [image]

Spaun's memoir of Schubert's performances [quote]

Schopenhauer, Arthur (1788-1860), philosopher

Lemmy Kilmister and Arthur Schopenhauer: the will to die

Arthur Schopenhauer [image]

Schrödinger, Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander (1887-1961), physicist

Schrödinger's cat revisited

Schubart, Christian Friedrich Daniel (1739-1791), writer, musician and journalist

Introduction to the Die Forelle series

Lack of social mobility of the times

The feudal estates

Frontispiece to Leben und Gesinnungen [image]

Upbringing

German patriot

Locations of Schubart's youth in Swabia [image]

Aligned with the common people

Scholteacher in Geislingen (1763-1769)

Marries (1763)

Family life, ups and downs

At Carl Eugen's court in Ludwigsburg

Barbara Streicher, maid with benefits

Excommunication and departure from Ludwigsburg, 1773

Augsburg, 1774, and the start of the German Chronicle

Geographical complexity, safe havens and danger spots [image]

A near miss en route to Ulm

Ulm, 1775, relative safety

The family reunion

Life in Ulm, wine, women and song

The journalist arises

The art of making enemies

Annoying the Catholics

Annoying the Austrian Empire

Carl Eugen strikes

Schubart the poacher

Philipp Friedrich Scholl in the vice

Scholl casts the bait

The irresistable bait

The trout takes the bait

Map of Ulm and Blaubeuren (1720) [image]

Schubart's arrest in Blaubeuren

The route of Schubart's transport, day 1 [image]

The route of Schubart's transport, day 2 [image]

A VIP reception in the fortress of Hohenasperg

The fortress of Hohenasperg in a representation from 1820 and from 1850 [image]

The dungeon decade in Hohenasperg

Incarceration and the German patchwork

Schubert, Carl (1723-1787), farmer, Franz Schubert's grandfather

Erection of the statue Ölvater in Hohenseibersdorf

Notables of Neudorf commit to the maintenance of the Ölvater

Dies of a perforated bowel

Family house, 1930 [image]

Family house ruins, 2010 [image]

Ölvater, 1930 [image]

Ölvater, 2010 [image]

The composer's grandfather

Marriage to Susanna Möck

Children [table]

Parish register entries for family [image]

Death

Family house, 1930 [image]

Family house ruins, 2010 [image]

Schubert, Elisabeth (-Vietz, 1756-1812), wife of of Franz Theodor Schubert

Almost unknown

Biography

Cause of high infant mortality

Birth house in Zuckmantel [image]

Commemorative plaque in Zuckmantel [image]

220th anniversary of Franz Peter's birth.

Schubert, Ferdinand Lukas (1794-1859), teacher

Writes memoir of Franz Schubert 1828/1838

220th anniversary of brother Franz Peter's birth.

Schubert, Franz Peter (1797-1828), composer

Introduction to the Die Forelle series

The creation of the Forellenquintett

The creation of the Die Forelle

Works done without recompense

Schubert ill on his visit to Steyr in 1823

Limited social mobility of Schubert's ancestors

Therese Grob, never aware of Schubert's feelings for her

The problem of the biographical in Schubert's life

The story of the creation of the choral work Ständchen D 920/921

Die Winterreise, Schubert's biographical background

Paucity of reliable biographical sources

Spaun's memoir concerning the composition of Die Winterreise [quote]

Analysis of Spaun's Winterreise memoir

Exploitation of Schubert: the 'little man at the piano'

Spaun's second memoir of Schubert's performances [quote]

Schubert and Vogl, caricature by Franz Schober [image]

Schubert's social position in the feudal context of Austria

Continual shortage of money

Composition of Nähe des Geliebten D 162

Cause of death

Composition of Gretchen am Spinnrade D 118

Life under the reppressive belljar of Franz II

The Schubert trajectory

Schwind: The composer's room in Wipplinger Strasse, 1821 [image]

The terrible effect of the Ehe-Consens Gesetz, 1815

Low social status

The Unsinngesellschaft

Schubertiaden fundamentally selfish events

Schober invents the Schubertiade in 1821

Schubert gains no professional benefit from the Schubertiaden

Schubert and Schober

No homosexuality in the Schubert circles

Schubert and Schober become soulmates - the 'Schobert'

Schober's account of first meeting with Schubert (Cinderella)

Schober's implicit denigration of Schubert's father

Schubert's one and only concert, 26 March 1828

Programme for Schubert's one and only concert, 26 March 1828 [image]

Josepha ('Pepi') Pöcklhofer, not the source of syphilis

Coffee house life with the friends

Schubert's last illness and death

Organizing Schubert's obsequies: Schober's minimal role

Obituaries and memoirs

Joseph Kenner's assessment of Schober's character

220th anniversary of Franz Peter's birth.

Image of a cast from a death or life mask of Schubert [image]

A detail from Moritz von Schwind's homage to a Schubertiade [image]

Friedrich Lieder's 1827 sketch of Schubert [image]

Wilhelm August Rieder's watercolour of Schubert, 1825 [image]

Josef Eduard Teltscher, lithograph of Schubert, 1826 [image]

Josef Eduard Teltscher, Schubert (detail of Jenger, Hüttenbrenner und Schubert) [image]

Anton Felix Depauly, 'Schubert without Spectacles' c. 1826-1828 [image]

Wilhelm August Rieder, portrait of Schubert, oil, 1875 [image]

Supposed portrait of Schubert at 17. Unsigned. Undated. Artist unknown [image]

Dr Karl Joseph von Hartmann, chalk drawing by Leopold Kupelwieser[?], 1821? [image]

Portrait supposed to be of Schubert, supposedly by Abel. Unsigned. Undated [image]

Leopold Kupelwieser, Der Sündenfall, 1821 [image]

Schubert: from child to musical genius

Friendship with Johann Senn

See: Die Forelle, song composition

See: Die Forelle, lyrics by Christian Schubart

See: Forellenquintett

See: (Die) Winterreise

See: Die schöne Müllerin, passim

See: Schubert's private musical evenings

See: Franz von Schober's reading club

Schubert, Franz Theodor Florian (1763-1830)

Childhood in Neudorf, Moravia

Attends the Jesuitengymnasium in Brünn, Moravia

The educational gap years 1770-73

Enrolls at the University of Vienna

Timeline 1775-87

Residence permit for Haus zum goldenen Ring in 1784 [image]

Franz von Schober's implicit denigration of Schubert's father

Obtains Rossau post because of the failures of his predecessor

220th anniversary of son Franz Peter's birth

Architect of Franz Peter's education and musical development

Gives Franz Peter violin lessons

Schubert, Ignaz Franz (1785-1844), teacher

Starts giving his brother piano lessons

Schubert, Johann Karl Alois (1755-1804)

Childhood in Neudorf, Moravia

Attends the Jesuitengymnasium in Brünn, Moravia

Called to Vienna by Andreas Becker

Enrolls at the University of Vienna

Employs brother Franz Theodor

Timeline 1775-87

220th anniversary of brother Franz Peter's birth.

Schubert, Magdalena (-Vietz, 1763-1829), wife of Johann Karl Schubert

Almost unknown

Biography

220th anniversary of Franz Peter's birth.

Schubert, Susanna née Möck (1733-1806), Franz Schubert's grandmother

Marriage to Carl Schubert

Children [table]

Parish register entries for family [image]

Death

Family house, 1930 [image]

Family house ruins, 2010 [image]

Schumann, Robert (1810-1856), musician

Rediscovery of Franz Schubert

Schwind, Moritz Ludwig von (1804-1871), artist

A Schubertiade, 1865 [image]

The composer's room in Wipplinger Strasse, 1821 [image]

Portrait, Leopold Kupelwieser, 1827 [image]

A Schubertiade (1828), 1868 [image]

Moritz von Schwind: scales fall from eyes

Josef Kriehuber, Portrait of Moritz von Schwind, 1827 [image]

A detail from Moritz von Schwind's homage to a Schubertiade [image]

Visits Johann Senn in Innsbruck

Sebald, Winfried Georg (1944-2001), writer

Manifestations, from Austerlitz [quote]

Sedlnitzky, Josef Graf Sedlnitzky Odrowąż von Choltitz (1778-1855), President of Police, Vienna

Moritz Michael Daffinger, portrait of Graf Joseph Sedlnitzky, 1837 [image]

Cooling down the hotheads

Senn, Johann Chrysostomus (1795-1857), friend of Schubert

Schubert's friend Johann Senn

Adler! Tiroler Adler! Warum bist du so roth? postcard WWI [image]

Portrait of Johann Chrysostomus Senn by Leopold Kupelwieser 1820 [image]

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), writer

Cymbeline, Act IV. Scene 2: 'Fear no more the heat o' the sun' [quote]

Sheindlin, Judith Susan (1942-), lawyer and judge

The TV programme Judge Judy, a moral force in modern society

Siboni, Giuseppe (1780-1839), singer

Ludovica von Schober in 1811

As Licinius in Gaspare Spontini's Opera Die Vestalin [image]

Ludovica von Schober dies in a pistol accident November 1812

Application for Austrian citizenship rejected in 1816

Introduces Franz von Schober to Johann Michael Vogl

Simrock, Nikolaus (1751-1832), German publisher

Beethoven's letter on the Jacobin Conspiracy [quote]

Sint Jans, Geertgen tot (c.1460-c.1495), artist

Geboorte van Christus / Nativity at Night, c. 1490 [image]

Snyders, Frans (fl. 1579-1657), artist

Prometheus Bound' (c. 1618), painted the eagle [image]

Sonnenfels, Joseph von (1732-1817), jurist

Involvement in the struggle against censorship of De l'esprit des loix

Taught Franz Seraph Spaun

Sonnleithner, Leopold von (1797-1873)

Remarks on portraits of Franz Schubert and his appearance

Sorolla, Joaquín y Bastida (1863-1923), artist

In the sacristy, 1893 [image]

Kissing the Relic, 1893 [image]

Spaun, Anton von (1790-1849)

Letter received re Schober's passion for Marie von Spaun

Assessment of Schober

Spaun, Franz Seraph von (1753-1826), writer

Franz Seraph von Spaun: an heroic life of principled resistance bordering on the psychotic.

Political freedom under Leopold II [quote]

Compared to Jacobin conspirators

Imprisoned in Kufstein and Munkács

A lesson for the Schubert friends

Spaun, Joseph Freiherr von (1788-1865), civil servant

Memoir concerning the composition of Die Winterreise [quote]

Analysis of Spaun's Winterreise memoir

Portrait [image]

Spaun's memoir of Schubert's performances [quote]

The life of Josef's troubled uncle Franz Seraph

Spaun and Schubert

Discussion of his mother Josefa von Spaun's opposition to Schober's engagement to Marie von Spaun

Portrait by Leopold Kupelwieser ND [image]

Obituaries and memoirs

Spaun suggests collaborative memoir with Bauernfeld and Schober

Anton Ottenwalt encourages Spaun to write a memoir of Schubert

Remarks on portraits of Franz Schubert and his appearance

Recollections of Schubert in the Stadtkonvikt

Spaun, Marie von (1795-1847), Spaun family sister

Passion of Schober and the Kremsmünster boys for her

Josefa Spaun's opposition to her engagement to Franz von Schober

Spitzweg, Carl (1808–1885), painter

The Angler [image]

Staegemann, Friedrich August von (often 'Stägemann') (1763-1840), diplomat

Berlin salon with Müller, Hensel, Brentano etc.

Berlin salon

Steiner, Francis George (1929-), writer

The Copernican model of the solar system misapprehended

Sterne, Laurence (1713-1768), writer

Tristram Shandy's conception

'He shall be christened Trismegistus, brother'

Laurence Sterne by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1760) [image]

Stevenson, Robert Louis Balfour (1850-1894), writer

Songs of Travel as a poem cycle

Stiernblad, Alexius[Axel] Freiherr von (ND), Swedish baron

Torup Castle; employer of Franz Xaver Schober

Domenico Bossi (1765-1853), portrait miniature [image]

Gossip that he is the father of Franz Xaver Schober's children

Strigel, Bernhard (1460-1528), artist

Familie des Kaisers Maximilian I (post 1515) [image]

Strudel, Paul (1648-1708), sculptor

Bust of Carlos II of Spain (1695) [image]

Bust of Emperor Leopold I (1695) [image]

Stückelberg, Ernst (1831-1903), artist

Wilhelm Tell mit Sohn [image]

Sustris, Lambert (1515–1591), artist

Portrait of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1548), detail [image]

Swedenborg, Emanuel (1688-1772)

Mockery by Heine in Romanzero (1854)

Szyk, Arthur (1894-1951), artist

FDR's 'Soldier in Art' and his work Satan Leads the Ball

Teltscher, Josef Eduard (1801-1837), artist

Josef Eduard Teltscher, lithograph of Schubert, 1826. [image]

Josef Eduard Teltscher, Schubert (detail of Jenger, Hüttenbrenner und Schubert) [image]

Thomas, Jan (1617–1673), artist

Emperor Leopold I in Theatre Costume (c. 1667) [image]

Tiedge, Christoph August (1752-1841), writer

Nebensonnen: Three suns conundrum in Die Winterreise

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (c.1488-1576)

Portrait of John Calvin [image]

Torberg, Friedrich (1908-1979), writer

Saving time: letter to Victor von Kahler, 1945

Tour, Georges de La (1593-1652), artist

The Blind Hurdy-Gurdy Player [image]

Job Mocked by his Wife [image]

Trump, Donald John (1946-), 45th US president

'The Donald' as branding identifier

Simple people in the USA appear to like Trump and Sanders

Donald Trump could make an excellent President of the US

Donald Trump's lectern remains dark

Trump: change and hopes

Nigel Farage and Donald Trump

Donald Trump and the 'post-fact' era

Nixon's revenge: Trump kicking the media around

The four unaccounted hours of the most powerful man on earth

Unker, Carl Henrik d' (1828-1866), artist

Arrestmeldung (Arrest Report), by Carl d'Unker (1857) [image]

Urgell e Inglada, Modesto (1839-1919), artist

La vuelta del entierro (The Return from the Burial), (nd) [image]

Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (1599-1660), artist

Queen Mariana of Austria (1652) [image]

Verdi, Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco (1813-1901), composer

Suspension of disbelief needed for Rigoletto and for politics

Vesper, Bernward (1938-1971), writer and publisher

Post-war joke version of 'Das Lied der Deutschen' in Die Reise

Vogl, Johann Michael (1768-1840), singer

Schubert's three visits to Steyr with Vogl

Spaun's memoir of Schubert's performances [quote]

Schubert and Vogl, caricature by Franz Schober [image]

The Schubert trajectory

Schubert and Vogl, caricature by Franz Schober [image]

Introduced to Schubert by Franz von Schober

Portrait by Leopold Kupelwieser, 1821 [image]

Character assessment

Schubert and Vogl, caricature by Franz Schober, op cit. [image]

Performing style in Schubertiaden

Performing style in Schubertiaden

Moritz von Schwind, Vogle gesticulating in a Schubertiade [image]

Vogt, Werner (1960-), writer

Churchill in Zürich

Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) (1694-1778), writer

Believed in a God

The great hero in the attack on superstition

Collection des lettres sur les miracles (1767) [quote]

Seated Voltaire, Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828), c. 1779-1795 [image]

Loans for Duke Carl Eugen of Württemberg

Voß, Johann Heinrich (1751-1826), writer and translator

presumed author of Wer nicht liebt Wein, Weib und Gesang

Wagenknecht, Sahra (1969-), German politician

Sahra[sic] Wagenknecht, neo-Stalinist fantasist

Waldmüller, Ferdinand Georg (1793-1865), artist

Nach der Schule (After School), 1841 [image]

Walker, John (1781-1859), the inventor of the friction match

Memorial to John Walker in Stockton-on-Tees [image]

The bust of John Walker unveiled by Stockton mayor Laurie Wild in 1977 [image]

John Walker, clay To bronze bust by Jose Sarabia [image]

Plaques of John Walker by Jose Sarabia [image]

A woodcut incorrectly believed to be of John Walker. [image]

John Walker the actor, by Henry Ashby [image]

The correct image of John Walker, the inventor of the friction match [image]

Imaginary bust of Homer in the Louvre [image]

Imaginary bust of Catullus in Sirmione [image]

Two imaginary Greeks: King Agamemnon and Anaximander [image]

Walser, Martin (1927-), writer

Walking with Walser: Heimatkunde and the art of leaving things unsaid [quote]

Waugh, Evelyn (1903-1966), writer

The plague of politics [quote]

Hated travellers [quote]

Weber, Karl Emil Maximilian 'Max' (1864-1920), sociologist

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism [quote]

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism passim

Portrait of Max Weber in 1918 [image]

Welby, Justin Portal (1956-), Archbishop of Canterbury

'Engaging God' and surprised by the problem of evil

C of E bans freemasonry symbol from gravestone

Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889-1951), philosopher

Timelessness, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, Proposition 6.4311 [quote]

Wittgenstein's disease and the nonsense bypass

Wordsworth, William (1770-1850), writer

French Revolution: 'Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive' [quote]

Wright, Joseph (of Derby)(1734-1797), artist

An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump (1768) [image]

A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery (1766)

An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump (1768), iconography [image]

Wtewael, Joachim (1566–1638), artist

Lot and his Daughters (c. 1600) [image]

Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939), writer

'Among School Children' (1928) [quote]

'Under Ben Bulben' (1938) [quote]

From 'The Second Coming': 'The best lack all conviction' [quote]

Fanaticism, from 'The Second Coming': 'The best lack all conviction' [quote]

'Easter, 1916': the fanatic heart laid bare [quote]

The tower and stream at Thoor Ballylee

'Milton’s platonist' in 'The Phases of the Moon' (1919) [quote]

See: 'Down by the Salley Gardens', poem

Zelter, Carl Friedrich (1758-1832), composer

Zelter's music for Friederike Brun's 'Ich denke dein'

Zinzendorf, Karl von (1739-1813), minister

Moderating influence in the Jacobin trials 1794

Zweig, Stefan (1881-1942), writer

From Die Welt von Gestern, travel freedom [quote]

Friderike and Stefan Zweig on a station in the mid-1930s [image]

Stefan Zweig's defence of Franz Mesmer