Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756-1791

Mozart

Mozart was one of the greatest classical composers of his time. He was born in Salzburg Austria on 1756 and died in 1791 in Vienna Austria. He died from an illness. His dad was a composer as well. His name was Leopold.
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Fun Facts

  • Mozart learned 15 different languages.
  • Legend has it that Mozart recognized a G sharp at the age of 2.
  • Mozart learned to write musical notes before he learned to write words
  • It would take 8 days to play all of Mozart pieces, one after another not stopping
  • He first preformed for the Viennese Royal Court at 6 years old
Mozart - Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Variations

Mozart

Mozart was the best composer of the classical era. He had many great pieces. He had 12 variation on twinkle twinkle little star. The first is the most similar, the last is the most different. They are very complex. It is played solo on the piano and has 13 sections. Originally the song twinkle twinkle little star was a French folk song.

Mozart wrote

41 symphony's,

12 variations to twinkle twinkle little star,

and a requiem.

He wrote over 600 pieces.

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Mozart's Home

Mozart was born in Salzburg Austria. He traveled and did many tours though out his young life. He was a child prodigy. Later in his life he moved to Vienna Austria. He died in Vienna Austria.

Citation

Map Of Salzburg, Austria, 1899. Photo. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 7 Oct 2015.
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