Classical Music Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Composer: Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, better known as just Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Composer’s life span: Born in January 27, 1756 and died in December 5, 1791

Location: Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria, son of Leopold Mozart and Anna Maria Perti. Mozart was raised in Salzburg, Austria along with his only sister Maria Anna. Mozart did a good amount of traveling before finally settling in Vienna, Austria with his wife Constanze Weber.

Genres: During his time Mozart was able to compose music in almost every single genre of the time. Three genres that he is well known for are symphonies, operas and concertos.

Biography: Mozart’s compositions of symphonies, operas and concertos, fit in well with the classical music of the time. From the early age of around six years old he was
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This though was hard for Mozart to come by he was very stubborn and if he was not treated with respect or was limited on his ability to perform he would abandon the occupation and look elsewhere. This led to Mozart being very unstable financially. He had the bare minimum to get buy sometimes having to live with friends because of his money situation. However, he experienced a change when he moved to Vienna. While in Vienna he rose in fame, performing in many venues and being admired by many. This led to an increase in wealth and he was able to live lavishly with his wife Contanze. This did not last long however, his style of living began to put him in financial problems and he was unable to get as many venues as before because of the popularity of Italian composers, one in particular was the influence of Italian composer Kapellmeister Antonio Salieri. This led to a rivalry between the two, but they both had mutual respect for one another and at one point worked on a composition

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