Mother of the world-renowned composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Her daughter, Maria Anna Mozart ('Nannerl') also had a career as a musician.
Only two of her seven children survived to adulthood.
She was born to a prominent family in Salzburg.
In 1747, she married composer Leopold Mozart. She gave birth to seven children between 1748 and 1756.
Her son, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, became a celebrated musician.