Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

COMPOSER

Considered by most experts to have been a child prodigy and a musical genius, he defined the Classical era with over 600 works. His classical operas include 1791's "The Magic Flute" and "The Marriage of Figaro."
  • When was
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart born?

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on Tuesday, January 27, 1756

  • Where was
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart born?

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria

  • How old is
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is 265


Best Quotes

  • As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations...
  • When I am...traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.
  • My great-grandfather used to say to his wife, my great-grandmother, who in turn told her daughter, my grandmother, who repeated it to her daughter, my mother, who used to remind her daughter, my own sister, that to talk well and eloquently was a very great art, but that an equally great one was to know the right moment to stop.
  • Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.
  • I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.
  • . . . .When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone, and of good cheer - say traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep - it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best, and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know not, nor can I force them...
  • Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
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