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Mozart

by DESTINY THOMPSON

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By: Destiny Thompson
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Wolfgang Amadeus
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Mozart
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Wolfgang Mozart
  • Mozart was born January 27, 1756.

  • He was born in Salzburg, Austria.

  • Mozart was one of the most influential and popular composers in the Classical period

Childhood
From a young age, Mozart showed all the signs of being a musical genius, By the age of 5 he could read and write music, he would entertain people with his talent on the piano. By the age of 6 he was writing his first compositions.
Education
Although Mozart was a musical genius, he never went to school. He was taught by his father, a professional musician and scholar.
Professional Life
Mozart was one of the most influential and popular composers in the Classical period He composed over 600 works, including some of the most famous and loved pieces of symphonic, chamber, operatic, and choral music.

Personal Life
Mozart was married to a singer, Constanze Mozart. They had a baby 10 months after the marrage but the baby soon passed away, after she ended up giving birth to 5 more babies. Mozart also had some hobbies he couldn't resist like billiards, bowling, fencing & horseback riding.
Important Life Events
Some Important life events for Wolfgang Mozart:
  • Mozart's first concert & a European tour (1762-1765)
  • Mozart's first opera (1766-1769)
  • The death of his first born son (1858)
  • Mozart met his wife Constanze Weber

Important Accomplishments
  • the motet Exsultate
  • the operas The Marriage of Figaro (1786) and Don Giovanni (1787)
  • the Jupiter Symphony (1788)
  • Composed 600 pieces of music
Famous Musical Works
Some famous Musical works of Mozart:
  • Requiem
  • Eine kleine Nachtmusik
  • The Marriage of Figaro
  • Don Giovanni
  • Symphony No. 41

Wolfgang Mozart
December 5, 1791 (age 35 years), Mozart death house, Vienna, Austria
Mozart famous Quote
  • Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius

  • I am one of those who will go on doing till all doings are at an end.

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