Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote amazing works of art decades beyond his own time. He was a musical prodigy that people could not even conceive to understand. At the innocent age of four years old he learned to play songs with perfect grace. At age six he was composing his own music. Then by age eight he was composing his own symphonies that would be heard by thousands of people. For more than two hundred years his music has been heard by millions. He is without a doubt one of the greatest musicians that ever lived.Johann Georg “Leopold’ Mozart was the father of this very talented prodigy. Before Wolfgang was born, his father was born in Augsburg, Germany on November 14th 1719. At an early age he sang as a choirboy. Then he became a talented Singer and actor. There was no doubt that Johann had an interest in music. However, his parents had planned a career for him as a catholic priest. But this was not his own wish at all. After leaving his parents nest, He became interested in philosophy but yet he barely attended school. However he received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. After his pursuit of philosophy he almost forgot his passion for music and became a musician. He was recognized and respected as a talented musical artist. Then by 1743 he was appointed to be the fourth violinist of count Leopold firmian.As of the mother of the famous, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Anna Maria Pertl grew up around music as well. Although not talented herself, her father was a skilled musician. But his talent would never prosper because he became ill a large amount of times. He held many different jobs and was sinking into poverty. Her father Nicolaus died on March 7th 1724. Anna’s father died when she was only four years …
…ips produced only isolated success and did not relieve the family’s financial distress.
Mozart’s last year was, until his final illness struck, a time of great productivity and by some accounts, one of personal recovery. He composed a great deal, including some of his most admired works: the opera The Magic Flute; the final piano concerto, the Clarinet Concerto K.; the last in his great series of string quintet
Mozart’s financial situation, a source of extreme anxiety in 1790, finally began to improve. Although the evidence is inconclusive, it appears that wealthy patrons in Hungary and Amsterdam pledged annuities to Mozart in return for the occasional composition. He is thought to have benefited from the sale of dance music written in his role as Imperial chamber composer. Mozart no longer borrowed large sums from Puchberg, and made a start on paying off his debts.