Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Posthumous painting by Barbara Krafft in 18

  • Real name: Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Gottlieb Mozart
  • Born on 27 January 1756 in Salzburg, Austria
  • Father: Leopold Mozart
  • Mother: Anna Maria Pertl
  • Wife: Constanze Weber
  • His compositions include over 20 operas, about 14-15 Masses, 30-40 concerts (piano & violin), 50-60 symphonies and 20 sonatas etc
  • Died on 5 December 1791 in Vienna

Anonymous portrait of the child Mozart, possibly by Pietro Antonio Lorenzoni; painted in 1763 on commission from Leopold Mozart

Circa 1777; Portrait of Mozart wearing the Order of the Golden Spur, received in 1770 from Pope Clement XIV in Rome

The Mozart family circa 1780. The portrait on the wall is of Mozart’s mother, Anna Maria Pertl


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