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Title
The singles
Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791
Publisher
Decca, 2016
3 cd's
Playing time
04:00:28
EAN
0028948310104
CDR
DLX1154
Placing suggestion
41 - Verzamel-cd's klassiek (NBLC) P8 - Instrumentaal (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period.

Born in Salzburg, in the Holy Roman Empire, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty. At 17, Mozart was engaged as a musician at the Salzburg court but grew restless and travelled in search of a better position. While visiting Vienna in 1781, he was dismissed from his Salzburg position. He chose to stay in Vienna, where he achieved fame but little financial security. During his final years in Vienna, he composed many of his best-known symphonies, concertos, and operas, and portions of the Requiem, which was largely unfinished at the time of his early death at the age of 35. The circumstances of his death h…Read more on Wikipedia