Mozart

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Mozart

Wolgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the greatest musical composers and musicians of all time, was born on January 27th, 1756. He is known to have started playing music at age 4 and made his first compositions at age 5. He and his sister, Maria Anna, played together and would play for other people all around Europe. Mozart's pieces varied in every genre of his time, and he was great at all of them. He became a well known composer throughout his life. His opera, The Abduction from the Seraglio, made him very established in the world of music and with the people. He married Constanze Weber and had 6 children (4 died in infancy). He is known as one of the top pianists and has made his mark on the world with his beautiful music and pieces. He composed over 600 works including: 41 symphonies, 27 piano concertos, 16 operas, 19 piano sonatas, and other orchestral and chamber works. Mozart died when he was only 35 years old in 1791, but he has been remembered for hundred of years and will be remembered for hopefully hundreds of years to come.

Accomplishments

1756 - Mozart is born in Salzburg, Austria1763 - Wolfgang and his sister tour countries in Europe as child prodigies 1764 - Mozart composes his first symphony at age 81768 - Mozart premieres his first opera at age 121782 - Mozart marriesConstanze Weber 1791 - Mozart creates multiple works but soon dies at only age of 35

Mozart had many accomplishments, it's hard to point out just one or two. He helped enhance opera and took the symphony to new heights of complexity and construction. He showed his mastery in every form in which he worked, which showed the brilliance of his music.

Lasting Impact

Mozart has become a beacon to other musicians today. He was a popular composer during the Baroque and Classical period, but he is still contribution to the world today through his music. His pieces have helped people around the world by portraying both emotion and magnificence. Mozart still today continues to influence the world in a musical perspective.

Citations

"Mini BIO - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2014."The Mozart's Timeline." The Mozart's Timeline. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2014."Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart." Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : San Francisco Classical Voice. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2014.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Check out this short video more about Mozart: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6hVlTa7v3c


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