The pianist Franz Liszt died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Considered one of history’s greatest pianists and musical educators, he composed the 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies from 1846 to 1885.
He was in a long-term relationship with Countess Marie d’Agoult, with whom he lived from 1835 until 1839. They had three children together, daughters Blandine and Cosima and son Daniel.
Without any assistance whatever, I founded a school in Weimar in 10 years. Only I could perform certain works with the scanty means that I dared not ask anyone else to work with.
It is impossible to imagine a more complete fusion with nature than that of the Gypsy.
The principal task of a conductor is not to put himself in evidence but to disappear behind his functions as much as possible. We are pilots, not servants.
I foster a sorrowful conception of affection. Make no sacrifices.
Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.