Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart(1756-1791)

Zoe Cardno

Citations

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 2 Dec 2015.
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Map Of Salzburg, Austria, 1899. Photo. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Dec 2015.
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Mozart's Early/Adult/Personal Life

Wolfgang when he was 5, he had composed a minuet and played a harpsichord and the violin. Then when he was 7-10 he went around Europe performing in front of royalty with his older sister, Maria Anna! Then when he 9 he created his first ever symphony. Then in 1782 he married Constanze Weber and had 6 children, only two survived. Mozart also went through financial problems and his popularity increased and decreased.
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About the map of Salzburg, Austria

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria. He was born in Salzburg, Austria in January 27, 1756. But, sadly Mozart died in 1791 in Vienna, Austria when he was 35. So Mozart lived in two different places in Austria.
Mozart - 12 Variations in C Major 'Ah vous dirai-je, Maman' K.265 (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart('Ah vous dirai-je, Maman')

This music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a piano solo and it is 12 different kinds of the song Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. And it was created in around 1781, when Mozart was about 25.Each variation has different ups and downs and sounds agressive but sounds very much like the song we all know.

Other Pieces of Music By Wolfgang

Other pieces of music that Mozart wrote was Symphony #1, "Jupiter," Symphony #41, Requiem, Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, and the Magic Flute. All were in the Classical Period.

Other Facts and stories

Mozart's full name was Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart. But the name was so long his family ended up calling him Wolfi. A story about Mozart was that when he was 2 he recognized a squeal of a pig as a G sharp. He also was known to have known how to write musical notes before he learned how to actually write. He also loved math, and wrote numbers on furniture all over his house. Also, when he went to see the Emperor, he kissed the Emperor on the hand. He also started making the sound of the cat when he was at a friend's house. Also, when he was playing a really hard piano piece he literally bent over the piano and played it with his nose.