Franz Adolf Friedrich von Schober

Librettist

1796 – 1882

49

Who was Franz Adolf Friedrich von Schober?

Franz Adolf Friedrich Schober, since 1801 von Schober, was an Austrian poet, librettist, lithographer, actor in Breslau and Legationsrat in Weimar.

Schober was born to Austrian parents in Sweden. Educated in the Schnepfenthal Salzmann School, Akademisches Gymnasium and Kremsm√ľnster Abbey, he returned to Vienna, where he began to study philosophy and met the composer Franz Schubert, his friends Johann Mayrhofer, Joseph von Spaun and the painters Leopold Kupelwieser and Moritz von Schwind. Between 1823 and 1825, Schober was an actor at the theatre in Breslau under the pseudonym "Torupson". In the 1840s, Schober was in close contact with Franz Liszt. In 1856 he married the author Thekla von Gumpert; afterwards he lived in Budapest, Munich and Dresden.

Schober wrote lyric poetry and in 1821 the libretto for Schubert's opera Alfonso und Estrella.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
May 17, 1796
Torup Castle
Also known as
  • Franz von Schober
Spouses
Nationality
  • Austria
  • Sweden
Profession
Lived in
  • Vienna
Died
Sep 13, 1882
Dresden

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Franz Adolf Friedrich von Schober." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 7 Dec. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/franz_von_schober>.

Discuss this Franz Adolf Friedrich von Schober biography with the community:

0 Comments

    Browse Biographies.net