Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

A prolific artist, Austrian composer Wolfgang Mozart created a string of operas, concertos, symphonies and sonatas that profoundly shaped classical music.

Born: January 27, 1756, Died: December 5, 1791.

Who Was Wolfgang Mozart?

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a musician capable of playing multiple instruments who started playing in public at the age of 6. Over the years, Mozart aligned himself with a variety of European venues and patrons, composing hundreds of works that included sonatas, symphonies, masses, chamber music, concertos and operas, marked by vivid emotion and sophisticated textures.

Click on this link to enjoy one of my favorite Mozart Symphonies, his Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, completed on 10 August 1788. The longest and last symphony that he composed, it is regarded by many critics as among the greatest symphonies in classical music.

Mozart Symphony 41, the Jupiter Symphony