Facts about the musician, Wolfgang Mozart.
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MUSIC Behind the GENIUS The life of mozart Castillo|Catolico|Chavez|Cruz|Macayayong
"People are wrong who think my art comes easily to me. I assure you, nobody has devoted so much time and thought to composition as I."
Mr. Johannes ChrysostomusWolfgangusTheophilusMozart QUICKfacts January 27, 1756 Salzburg, Austria
QUICKfacts Started composing at the age of 5 and symphonies at 9. He learned to play the piano and violin at an early age.
Mozart's career in Vienna began promisingly, and he was soon commissioned to write The Abduction from the Seraglio (1782). • In two further Italian journeys he wrote two more operas for Milan, Ascanio in Alba (1771) and LucioSilla (1772).
For all his triumphs.. INSPIRATIONS Franz Josef Haydn Leopold Mozart Johann Christian Bach Father. Mentor. Inspiration. Friend. Inspiration. Dear Friend. Inspiration. violinist and a music teacher who gave him encouragement to be musically-inclined influenced the concerto style of Mozart valued his opinions and was highly influenced by him
ConstanzeWeber 1782 • Mozart’s father disagreed Mozart poorly managed their finances Good housekeeper POVERTY
Mother travelled with Mozart to France, where he composed the Paris Symphony (1778) but he was unable to find a permanent position. Poor health Death of his mother Spent last part of his life in poverty. Hindrances. Problems. Challenges.
December 5, 1791 Vienna, Austria His death gave rise to false rumors of poisoning, is thought to have resulted from rheumatic fever, a disease which he had suffered from repeatedly through his life. Died at age 35.
After a cheap funeral at Saint Stephen's Cathedral, he was buried in an unmarked grave at the cemetery of Saint Marx, a Viennese suburb. Much has been made of this, but at that time such burial was legally required for all Viennese except those of noble or aristocratic birth.
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