A report on Vienna Central Cemetery

The St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery Church in the middle of the Vienna Central Cemetery
Buddhist burial ground
Muslim section
Protestant section with funerary chapel
Russian Orthodox chapel
Anatomy Memorial
Military section
Mausoleum of the architect Max Fleischer (1841–1905) in the old Jewish section
Mortuary building
Ludwig van Beethoven's grave.
Ludwig Boltzmann's grave.
Johannes Brahms's grave.
Arnold Schoenberg's grave.
Franz Schubert's grave.
Johann Strauss' I grave.
Franz Werfel's grave.
Hedy Lamarr's grave.

One of the largest cemeteries in the world by number of interred, and is the most well-known cemetery among Vienna's nearly 50 cemeteries.

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The St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery Church in the middle of the Vienna Central Cemetery

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Vienna

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National capital, largest city, and one of nine states of Austria.

National capital, largest city, and one of nine states of Austria.

Depiction of Vienna in the Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493
Vienna in 1683
Vienna from Belvedere by Bernardo Bellotto, 1758
Vienna's Ringstraße and the State Opera in around 1870
Color lithograph of Vienna, 1900
Crowds greet Adolf Hitler as he rides in an open car through Vienna in March 1938
Occupation zones in Vienna, 1945–55
Vienna in 1966
Karlskirche, located on the south side of Karlsplatz in the 4th city district
Satellite image of Vienna (2018)
Map of the districts of Vienna with numbers
Albertina Terrace in the Innere Stadt
The Ring Road (Ringstraße) with a historical tram
The Debating Chamber of the former House of Deputies of Austria in the parliament
Interior of Vienna's historical Rathaus, the seat of city mayor
Messe Wien Congress Center
Austria Center Vienna (ACV)
“HoHo Wien” in January 2020
Monument of Johann Strauss II at Stadtpark, Vienna
State Opera (Staatsoper)
Hofburg Palace
Musikverein Vienna
Statue of Mozart during spring in Vienna
Courtyard of the Museumsquartier with Enzi seating furniture
Leopold Museum
Liechtenstein Museum
Hotel Sacher
View of the city from Stephansdom
Statue of Friedrich Schiller in front of the Academy of Fine Arts
The Vienna University of Economics and Business
The University of Vienna's main building
TU Wien
The Schönbrunn gardens in autumn
Ernst-Happel-Stadion in the Prater
Sachertorte
Wiener Schnitzel
A typical Heurigen-Restaurant in Grinzing
Demel Café
Stephansplatz metro station
Vienna Airport terminal 3 arrivals lounge
UN complex in Vienna, with the Austria Center Vienna in front, taken from the Danube Tower in the nearby Donaupark before the extensive building work
Many international organizations and offices are located in Donaustadt.
Albertina
Austrian Parliament Building
Belvedere Palace
Burgtheater
Graben
Hundertwasserhaus
Karlskirche at dusk
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Naturhistorisches Museum
Palais Augarten
Rathaus
Schönbrunn Zoo
Spanish Riding School
Stephansplatz
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Prince Eugene Monument
View of Hofburg
Vienna Secession building
Vienna State Opera
Wiener Riesenrad

There are many popular sites associated with composers who lived in Vienna including Beethoven's various residences and grave at Zentralfriedhof (Central Cemetery) which is the largest cemetery in Vienna and the burial site of many famous people.

Feuerhalle Simmering

Feuerhalle Simmering

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Crematorium with attached urn burial ground in the Simmering district of Vienna, Austria.

Crematorium with attached urn burial ground in the Simmering district of Vienna, Austria.

Feuerhalle Simmering
Schloss Neugebäude around 1720
Urn burial ground with old Schloss Neugebäude tower
Grave of H.C. Artmann
Grave of Jakob Reumann
Graves of Guido Holzknecht, Rudolf Kraus and Friedrich Knauer
Grave of Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer
Grave of Hans Kloss
Grave of Rudolf Eisler

It lies at the end of an alley, directly opposite Vienna Central Cemetery's main gate.

Oil painting of Franz Schubert by Wilhelm August Rieder (1875), made from his own 1825 watercolour portrait
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Franz Schubert

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Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras.

Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras.

Oil painting of Franz Schubert by Wilhelm August Rieder (1875), made from his own 1825 watercolour portrait
Franz Schubert Signature.svg
The house in which Schubert was born, today Nußdorfer Straße 54
Schubert c. 1814, painted by Josef Abel
Watercolour of Franz Schubert by Wilhelm August Rieder (1825)
Franz Schubert by Josef Kriehuber (1846)
Portrait of Franz Schubert by Franz Eybl (1827)
Schubert's glasses
Memorial at the Kalvarienberg Church, Hernals
The site of Schubert's first tomb at Währing
Autograph of Die Nebensonnen (The Sun dogs) from Winterreise
Interior of museum at Schubert's birthplace, Vienna, 1914
Lithograph of Franz Schubert by Josef Kriehuber (1846)
The Schubert Denkmal
Schubert at the Piano by Gustav Klimt (1899)

In 1888, both Schubert's and Beethoven's graves were moved to the Zentralfriedhof where they can now be found next to those of Johann Strauss II and Johannes Brahms.

Simmering (Vienna)

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11th district of Vienna, Austria (11.

11th district of Vienna, Austria (11.

Saints Peter and Paul Church in Kaiserebersdorf
St. Laurenz Kirche in the Simmeringer Friedhof
A scene at the Zentralfriedhof
Gasometer in Simmering
Aerial photo showing the central marshalling yard, the central cemetery, the Simmering power station, and the river Danube in the background
Cemetery of the Nameless

Simmering has several churches, some museums, schools, old castles, and four cemeteries, one of them being the Wiener Zentralfriedhof, one of the largest cemeteries of Europe.

Portrait of Salieri by Joseph Willibrord Mähler, 1815
Antonio Salieri signature.svg

Antonio Salieri

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Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher.

Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher.

Portrait of Salieri by Joseph Willibrord Mähler, 1815
Antonio Salieri signature.svg
The beginning of Salieri's opera Palmira, regina di Persia

His remains were later transferred to the Zentralfriedhof.

Johannes Brahms, 1889 by Carl Brasch

Johannes Brahms

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German composer, pianist, and conductor of the mid-Romantic period.

German composer, pianist, and conductor of the mid-Romantic period.

Johannes Brahms, 1889 by Carl Brasch
Photograph from 1891 of the building in Hamburg where Brahms was born. It was destroyed by bombing in 1943.
Ede Reményi (l.) and Brahms in 1852
Brahms in 1853
Clara Schumann in 1857, photograph by Franz Hanfstaengl
Johannes Brahms, photographed c. 1872
Eduard Hanslick offering incense to Brahms; cartoon from the Viennese satirical magazine Figaro, 1890
Johann Strauss II (left) and Brahms, photographed in Vienna
Grave in the Vienna Central Cemetery; monument designed by Victor Horta and sculpture by Ilse von Twardowski
Monument dedicated to Brahms, by Max Klinger (1909)

Brahms is buried in the Vienna Central Cemetery in Vienna, under a monument designed by Victor Horta with sculpture by Ilse von Twardowski.

Johann Strauss II

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Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas.

Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas.

His father, Johann Strauss I, in an etching from 1835
Johann Strauss in his younger years
Strauss at the beginning of his career
Strauss and Johannes Brahms photographed in Vienna
Statue of the Waltz King in Stadtpark, Vienna
Silhouette by Otto Böhler

He was buried in the Zentralfriedhof.

Photograph by Ludwig Grillich, c.1897

Karl Lueger

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Austrian politician, mayor of Vienna, and leader and founder of the Austrian Christian Social Party.

Austrian politician, mayor of Vienna, and leader and founder of the Austrian Christian Social Party.

Photograph by Ludwig Grillich, c.1897
Plaque at Lueger's birthplace
Karl Lueger at a ball in Vienna City Hall 1904, by Wilhelm Gause, Historical Museum of the City of Vienna
Burgtheater on Universitäts-Ring, formerly Doktor-Karl-Lueger-Ring and part of Vienna's famous Ringstraße
Monument at Dr. Karl Lueger Platz
Lueger (2nd from right) with municipal CS leaders in 1905
Plaque contextualizing the monument to Lueger, controversial mayor of Vienna, at the Lueger Platz.
Lueger memorial plaque at TU Vienna

He was buried in the crypt of the newly erected St. Charles Borromeo Church at the Zentralfriedhof (also called Dr. Karl Lueger Memorial Church), whose groundbreaking ceremony he had performed.

St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery Church

St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery Church

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St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery Church

St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery Church (German: Friedhofskirche zum heiligen Karl Borromäus) is a Roman Catholic church in the Vienna Central Cemetery in the 11th district, Simmering.

Portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820

Ludwig van Beethoven

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German composer and pianist.

German composer and pianist.

Portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820
Beethoven's birthplace at Bonngasse 20, Bonn, now the Beethoven House museum
Christian Gottlob Neefe. Engraving after Johann Georg Rosenberg, c. 1798
Count Waldstein: portrait by Antonín Machek, c. 1800
Portrait of Beethoven as a young man, c. 1800, by Carl Traugott Riedel (1769–1832)
Prince Lobkowitz: portrait by August Friedrich Oelenhainz
Josephine Brunsvik, pencil miniature (unknown artist), before 1804
Beethoven in 1803, painted by Christian Horneman
Titlepage of ms. of the Eroica Symphony, with Napoleon's name scored through by Beethoven
E. T. A. Hoffmann, self-portrait, c. 1820
Beethoven's patron, Archduke Rudolf; portrait by Johann Baptist von Lampi
Goethe in 1808; portrait by Gerhard von Kügelgen
Antonie Brentano (1808) painted by Joseph Karl Stieler
Karl van Beethoven, c. 1820: miniature portrait by unknown artist
Beethoven in 1815: portrait by Joseph Willibrord Mähler
Beethoven in 1818 by
Beethoven in 1819: portrait by
Beethoven in 1823 by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller
Beethoven on his deathbed; sketch by Josef Danhauser
Beethoven's funeral procession: watercolour by F. X. Stoeber
Beethoven's grave at Vienna Zentralfriedhof
Bust of Beethoven by Hugo Hagen, 1892, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Beethoven's remains were exhumed for study in 1863, and moved in 1888 to Vienna's Zentralfriedhof where they were reinterred in a grave adjacent to that of Schubert.