Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

By: Elizabeth Kiger

Basic Information

Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. He was born in Salzburg, Austria. Mozart came from a musically inclined family. The first time Wolfgang performed in public was at age six. Mozart died on December 5, 1791, at age 35. His cause of death is still uncertain, he most likely died from Rheumatic fever, but he could have been potentially murdered by a rival. His body was never found due to being buried in as common grave.

WHO DID HE WORK FOR?

Mozart worked for the Archbishop of Salzburg.

INTERESTING FACTS

His most famous pieces are Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, and Aria Of Osmin.

Why is he still famous?

Mozart was a prodigy. He was performing at age six. He also wrote 33 symphonies by age 18!
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