Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

By: Ian O`Toole

Early Life

On January 27th, 1756 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria. He started playing publicly for people at age six. Wolfgang learned his talent from his father who was a successful violinist, composer, and assistant concert master at Salzburg Court.

Who did Wolfgang work for?

Wolfgang worked for mainly wealthy people and nobles over his lifetime. It made him travel to many different countries of his musical career.

Mozart`s Most Widely Known Pieces are A Little Night Music and Symphony No. 40

Mozart`s Death

Mozart died on December 5, 1791. nobody knows the cause of his death due to the lack of postmortem diagnosis. Mozart is known all around the world today because he was the greatest composer of is time and he also inspired people with his music.

Here is one of Mozart`s most famous pieces a Little Night Music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVTXlRxVdEY&edufilter=0NsmCsBD3UGorqyU6yfFOg