Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 17 (2) Ignacy Jan Paderewski
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Schubert: 20 facts about the great composer
Schubert contracted syphilis in 1822 and became seriously ill. He carried on composing though with the same unrelenting rate, writing his beautiful cycle of 24 songs, ‘Die Winterreise’ (The Winter Journey) towards the end of his life.