Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756-1791

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. Mozart was a child prodigy. At the age of 5, he composed a minuet and played the harpsichord and the violin. He preformed for the Viennese Royal court when he was 6 years old, and from ages 7-10, Mozart and his older sister, Anna Maria, toured around Europe and played for kings, emperors, and other royalty's. At the young age of 9, Mozart wrote his first ever symphony.
This map is a map of Austria in 1766. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was 10 years old. Mozart was born in Salzburg Austria, which is in the middle of Austria. Mozart also died in Austria and in the city Vienna which is the capital of Vienna.
W. A. Mozart - Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter" in C major (Harnoncourt)
This video is a video of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's symphony Jupiter which was his 41st symphony. It was named after a Roman god, "Jupiter", and it implied that this work was the pinnacle of musical achievement.
There are many other symphonies that Mozart composed. Some of them are Symphony Number 1, Variations on Twinkle, Symphony Number 1 which is also called Jupiter, and Requiem.
- Other Known Facts Of Mozart:

  • Mozart's full name was Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgang Theophilus Mozart. His family called him Wolfi.
  • Legend has it that Mozart, at the age of two, recognized a pig's squeal as a G sharp!
  • Mozart eventually- because of all his travel- learned to speak 15 different languages
  • It would take 8 days to play all of his music, one piece after the next, without stopping.

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