Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791
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What do you know about Mozart other
than that he was a brilliant artist and quite the party animal?
Here is some wicked trivia for you:
BBC shows you a picture of his widow. Check it out. Don't be frightened.
And because it would
have been Wolfgang's 250th birthday, the Austrians worked like mad
on their online compilation to
offer you all of
his works online and for free.
What a project!
Mozart's Family and
Mozart was Austrian, born in Salzburg
and deceased in Vienna. His full name was Johann Chrysostom
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Wolfgang's father was Leopold Mozart,
a musician, composer, and popular music teacher. Leo was employed as
Kapellmeister at the court of the Prince of Salzburg.
Wolfgang's mother was Anna Maria
Wolfgang's sister was Maria Anna
Mozart, who was nicknamed Nannerl.
Altogether, Leopold and Anna Maria
Mozart had seven children. Only two survived infancy, Wolfgang and Nannerl.
Today, you can visit Mozart's
birthplace, located at
No 9 Getreidegasse