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By Jack Goldstein

Do you need to comprehend all the vital proof approximately Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? among many different issues, the mythical composer wrote over six hundred works, used to be made a knight by way of the Pope, mastered greater than twelve languages and wrote poems approximately quite unsavory subjects...

This easy-to-digest e-book provides the knowledge you want to learn about Mozart in handily organised sections. no matter if you're writing a heritage undertaking 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 strategy to get the data you will have quick!

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Mozart was not buried in a pauper’s grave, but in a standard one that anyone else (except nobility) would have had. You can’t visit it today however, as these ‘common graves’ (as they were known) were only allocated for ten years - after which they were excavated to make more room! There are a number of theories as to what the cause of Mozart’s death was. These include rheumatic fever, influenza and even mercury poisoning. You Must Listen To... Here are ten of the greatest Mozart works that you should make yourself familiar with.

They have made their way into popular thinking now however due to the excellent but historically inaccurate film Amadeus. Mozart was not buried in a pauper’s grave, but in a standard one that anyone else (except nobility) would have had. You can’t visit it today however, as these ‘common graves’ (as they were known) were only allocated for ten years - after which they were excavated to make more room! There are a number of theories as to what the cause of Mozart’s death was. These include rheumatic fever, influenza and even mercury poisoning.

When Mozart finally returned from his Italian trips, he was employed as a court musician by Prince-Archbishop Hieronymus Colloredo, the ruler of Mozart’s home town of Salzburg. During this time, he composed a number of pieces including five violin concertos and a number of piano concertos. One of these piano concertos, in E Flat, is considered by many to be the piece which first demonstrated Mozart’s maturity and genius as a composer. Although his music was widely praised, Mozart was unhappy with his position and wanted to gain a role further afield.

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