Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

By Harrison Wu

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Mozart's life

When he was young he was a prodigy because his father Leopold was a famous musician. since hes a prodigy he had a lot of expectations but he liked making happy music when he was young and his father didn't like it that much. his life was short lived but during it "Mozart composed over 600 songs including symphonies sonatas concertos dance music and masses"
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this is were Mozart was born but he did not stay here as long as you think. Mainly because most of the time he was commissioned to play for royal people. so never really saw home that much unfortunately.
W. A. Mozart Symphony no. 1 in E flat Major - Molto Allegro

no. 1

This is Mozart's first symphony which he wrote when he was 8 years old in 1764. Most would say that its amazing for his age. But his dad said it was to happy and he should write more serious songs.

Tons of Music

Mozart made a ton of music as stated before he made over 600 songs but here's a small list

  1. Symphony's 1 - 41
  2. Most notably 41 which is considered the best
  3. Piano concerto 1 - 27
  4. and many duos trios and etc.

Other Random Facts

When Mozart maid his first symphony his father was disappointed because it was to happy and simple. He was born in Salzburg January 27, 1756 and died in Vienna December 5, 1791.


Stinson, Emma. "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart." Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Information and Activity Booklet for General Studys. Print.

"List of Compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Web. 4 Dec. 2015.