10.9.07 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Born in...

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Born in Salzburg, Austria to musician father (his teacher) Child prodigy-began composing before age 5 Toured Europe w/father and sister (Nannerl-age 6) Wrote for all genres: symphonies, string quartets, sonatas, concertos, opera, masses, other chamber music Was “free” artist (and died in poverty) Died at age 35 while composing Requiem , kidney-related illness Requeim finished by his pupil, Sissmayr Buried in an unmarked pauper’s grave in Vienna Music was “supranational” combining. .. Mozart’s Works Symphonies : 40 Concertos : many, including 27 for piano, 5 for violin, for clarinet, oboe, French horn, bassoon, flute and harp Operas : about 21-most famous are The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute and Don Giovanni Masses : 18, and Requiem Chamber music : 23 string quartets, quintets, clarinet, etc., divertimentos and
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10.9.07 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Born in...

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