Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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  • Mozart is Born

    Mozart is Born
    Mozart is born to Leopold Mozart and Anna Maria Pertl. His birth had complications regarding the removal of the placenta, which almost killed him and his mother.
  • Musical Genius is Evident

    Musical Genius is Evident
    At age four, Mozart's musical genius becomes eviden,t as he begins to play clavier music which belonged to his older sister.
  • First Compositions

    First Compositions
    Mozart composes his first known compositions at five years old.
  • Playing the Keyboard and Violin

    Playing the Keyboard and Violin
    The six year old Mozart learned to play the keyboard and violin under his father's tutelage.
  • First Concert Tour

    First Concert Tour
    Mozart and his muically tallented older sister set out on their first tour with their father. On tour, they play for many important people,including Louis XV and the Empress of Austria, Maria Theresa.
  • Konzertmeister for Court of the Archbishop of Salzburg

    Konzertmeister for Court of the Archbishop of Salzburg
    Mozart, at 12 years old, becoms concert master (konzertmeister) of the archbishop of Salzburg's court.
  • "La Finta Simplice"

    "La Finta Simplice"
    Mozart composes his first opera, "La Finta Simplice."
  • "Idomeneo"

    "Idomeneo"
    The elector of Bavaria commissions Mozart to compose a new opera, "Idomeneo", in 1780.
  • Mozart and Constanze get Married

    Mozart and Constanze get Married
    Mozart marries Constanze Weber, the 16 year old sister of Aloysia Weber, who was the married woman he originally fell in love with.
  • Le Nozze di Figaro

    Le Nozze di Figaro
    In 1786, Mozart composes his most famous opera, "Le Nozze di Figaro", which was well recieved when it premeried in May of 1786.
  • Don Giovanni and Royal Kammermusikus

    Don Giovanni and Royal Kammermusikus
    the Bohemian government commissions Mozart to compose the opera "Don Giovanni" in 1787. He accepts the position as the royal chamber musician (kammermusikus) in Vienna.
  • Mozart Dies

    Mozart Dies
    After the death of his father in 1787, Mozart's heath slowly deteriotates, resulting in his death in 1791.
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Life