Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Franz, Robert
FRANZ, ROBERT, a German musician; born in Halle, Prussia, June 28, 1815. He was famous for his songs, which were of a peculiar lyric beauty. His first published composition appeared in 1843. The latter years of his life were spent in editing the works of Bach, Handel, etc. He died in Halle, Oct. 24, 1892.