): Then he died when he was 31. composers lead such tragic lives.
From the outset it seemed that the two men had a special relationship. Schober was good-looking and a superb talker, he was well-read and lively, he had personal charisma. In short Schubert seems to have adored being in his company. In material terms the Schober family helped Schubert immeasurably.
…In the autumn of 1826 Schober and Schubert shared once again, this time an apartment in the Bäckerstrasse; and then, after a period on his own, Schubert moved back to the inner city, from March 1827 until August 1828, to live once again in the Tuchlauben at the Schober’s family apartment. It was there that Schubert housed his scores, and it is there that most of his manuscripts were to be found at his death.
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