Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791

Melanie Steinberg

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Early life

Mozart was born in 1756 at salzburg, Austria over the years he became one of the most famous composers of classical music the world has ever seen, He was a child prodigy; at the age of five he composed a minuet. He played the harpsichord and violin. then he performed for the Viennese royal court when he was 6 yrs old from the age 7-10 he and his older sister toured Europe. He wrote his first symphony when he was 9.
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This map shows Austria where Mozart was born and where he grew up in salzburg,Austria in Austria he lead the local orchestra and wrote the first important book about playing violin. by the age of four he learned to play the harpsichord when he was 5 he begun writing music at age 6 he played harpsichord when he was 14 he written many pieces he left salzburg in 1781
Mozart Symphony No. 1 - I. Molto allegro
This video shows his first symphony he ever made he wrote it when he was 8 in 1764 this piece was written in London on the families grand tour of Europe in London. the first time the symphony was performed was on February 21st 1765

http://www.classical.net/~music/composer/works/mozart/index.php

In that website it says all the music he wrote

Mozart's Legacy

He had a difficult adulthood even tho he composed and performed music throughout his life people were no longer interested in his talent and could not earn enough money to support his family anymore he died poor at the age of 36 in 1791 he left behind music he had written. people started to recognize the amazing work he done when he was an adult and a child now people perform his music all over the world

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Map of Austria. Illustration. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 13 May 2016.

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Mozart. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 12 May 2016.

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