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About 'Die Post (Winterreise)'
Schubert, Franz (biography)
January 31, 1797 , Himmelpfortgrund, Austria
November 19, 1828 , Vienna
Franz Peter Schubert (January 31, 1797 - November 19, 1828), was an Austrian composer. He wrote some six hundred romantic songs as well as many operas, symphonies, sonatas and many other works.
From Schubert's greatest song cycle Die Winterreise (Winter's Journey) of 1827.
In this song a lover hears the post and wishes there was a letter from his lover.