Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

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Mozart's Life

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. Mozart was a child prodigy. He composed a minuet at the age of 5. When he was 6 years old, he played for royalty in a tour in Europe. Mozart created some of the most beautiful music throughout his life. He created over 600 pieces in his very productive life. He married Constanze Weber in 1781 and had 6 children together. Mozart died at the age of 35 in 1791 because he was ill for a long time.
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Map of Mozart

This is a map of Mozart's travels. It shows his tour in Czechoslovakia while playing concert's for royalty.
Mozart - Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551 [complete] (Jupiter)

Symphony No. 41

This piece is called Symphony No. 41. It is Mozart's most famous piece, but also his last. It has four movements or sections. The nickname for Symphony No. 41 is "Jupiter" because Jupiter is the king of all gods.

Other known Music

  • Symphonies number 1-41
  • Le nozze di fagaro
  • Cose fan tutte
  • Die zauberflote
  • Requiem

Interesting Facts

  • If you wanted to play all of Mozart's music, it would take you eight days without playing.
  • He composed his own music at the age of five.
  • He was very poor when died so not many people came to his funereal and he was burred very cheap.
  • But, he has his own memorial where he was burred due to how famous and amazing his work was.
  • He had six children but only two survived to be adults.
  • Because of all of his ours throughout the world, Mozart learned to speak 15 languages.

Citations

Mozart. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Dec 2015.
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Map with a marked route for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's (1756-1791) trip to Czechoslovakia.. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Dec 2015.
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