Wolgang Amadeus Mozart

January 27, 1756-December 5, 1791

Mozarts Life

Mozart's father, Leopold, was a musician. At the age of five Mozart created a minuet. When he was 7-10 his sister and him toured Europe. He could also play the harpsichord and the violin. Mozart wrote his first symphony at the age of 9.

Salzburg, Austria

Mozart Was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 27, 1756. At the age of 6 He played for the Empress of Austria. At the age of 7 he left Salzburg and toured Europe. In 1781 Mozart left Salzburg and went to Vienna seeking fortune.
MOZART, 12 Variations on "Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman" K.265 (Alberto Lodoletti, piano)

12 variations on twinkle twinkle little star.

"Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman" also known as "twinkle twinkle little star" was originally a French song. When Mozart went through France on his tour he heard this pleasant melody and made 12 variations of it. He wrote it when he was 25.

More of Mozarts Music

  • Symphony No.1
  • Requiem
  • Symphony No.41 "Jupiter"

Citations

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Salzburg Austria - view.. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 8 Oct 2015.
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