The Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27 1756 in Salzbury, Austria. His father Leopold Mozart was a successful composer, violinist and assistant concert master at the Salzbury court. His mother Anna Maria Pertl was born into middle class. Her family was local community leaders. He had a sister named Maria Anna Mozart. Her nick name was Nannerl. She was 4 years older than Wolfgang. At the age of 3 Wolfgang mimic his sister playing the piano. He showed that he understood cords, tonality and tempo. That when his father began tutoring him. At the age of 5 Wolfgang demonstrated outstanding playing on the clarinet and violin. In 1762 at the age of 6 Wolfgang and his sister started touring throughout Europe from Paris to London. On his tours he got to meet many other accomplished and hear there music. In London he meets Johann Christian Back who was a strong influenced on Wolfgang. The trips that him and his sister took were long and sometimes in bad weather. They sometime had to wait to get paid and it prolong there tour. The age of 13 Wolfgang and his father set out to Italy. In Rome he heard Gregorio Allegns Miserere. After that he rewrote the song from memory and fixed the errors. He also wrote a new opera, Mitridate, Re di Ponto. He wrote two more operas, Ascanio in Alda 1771 and Lucio Silla 1772. In March 1773 that was the last time Wolfgang and his father travel to Italy, that when he became an assistant concertmaster. Before the age of 21 he developed a passion for violin concertos. In 1776 his passion turned to piano concertos. That went him culminating number 9 in E flat major. In 1777 he turns 21 that when he felt like he wants more from life. So Wolfgang and his mother set out for a better opportunity. Him and his mothe... ... middle of paper ... ...nd annual balls. In the end of the 1780s he moved his family from central Vienna to the suburs of Alsergrud. To reduce the cost of living. During this time he wrote his last three symphonies “De Ponte Operas”, “Cosi fan Tuttle” and “Black Thought”. From 1790 to 1791 in his middle 30’s Wolfgang went through some personal healing and during this time he wrote “The Magic Flute” the final piano concerto in B flat, an the Clarinet concerto in A minor and the unfinished Requiem. From September 1791 to December 1791 he became very sick and unable to perform his music. He sister came to his bed side to take care of him when he became bedridden in November. December 5 1791 he died. They said he died from severe military fever on his officially postmortem diagnosis. Wolfgang Mozart is still known today for his accomplishment. For being one of the greatest composers.

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