101 Amazing Mozart Facts by Jack Goldstein

By Jack Goldstein

Do you need to be aware of the entire very important proof approximately Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? among many different issues, the mythical composer wrote over six hundred works, was once made a knight by means of the Pope, mastered greater than twelve languages and wrote poems approximately fairly unsavory subjects...

This easy-to-digest publication supplies the data you must find out about Mozart in handily organised sections. even if you're writing a heritage venture on him otherwise you simply are looking to discover extra a couple of guy thought of by way of many to be the world's maximum composer, this pocket-sized fact-book is a simple technique to get the data you will have quick!

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Don Giovanni - dark, complex but ultimately rewarding. The Most Amazing Facts As is often the case with the truly great musicians, Mozart was also a brilliant mathematician. A Story about Mozart goes thus: Knowing that he liked to stay in bed well past noon, a friend visited him early in the morning. Getting no reply from Mozart when he tried to wake him, the friend went to a piano and played a piece of music but stopped before the final chord. Mozart instantly got out of bed and played it, unable to ‘live with’ an uncompleted tune.

Later on in life however he became known as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Amadeus meaning Love of God. Wolfgang was born on the 27th of January 1756. He died on the 5th of December 1791 at the age of just 35. His wife was called Constanze. He married her on the 4th of August 1782. They had six children together. Sadly, four of these died very young. Mozart is one of the classical world’s most famous and prolific composers, with over 600 works to his name. Many of his works are considered to be amongst the finest examples of their genre.

Mozart instantly got out of bed and played it, unable to ‘live with’ an uncompleted tune. Mozart was a devout catholic and a fair proportion of his work was religious in nature. Despite this, Mozart was also a Freemason, joining a Viennese lodge in 1784. As a young teenager, Mozart visited the Sistine Chapel. Having heard just two performances of Gregorio Allegri’s Miserere, he wrote the music out from memory - the first time it was written down outside of the Vatican. They had kept the sheet music highly secret and closely guarded!

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