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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Birthday
27, 1756
Birthplace
Salzburg, Austria
Death Date
Dec 5, 1791 (35)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1756
Birthplace
Salzburg, Austria
Death Date
Dec 5, 1791 (35)

About

Considered by most experts to have been a child prodigy and a musical genius, he defined the Classical era with over 600 works. His classical operas include 1791's "The Magic Flute" and "The Marriage of Figaro."

Before Fame

He learned to play the piano by watching his sister's lessons. He began composing music and performing for royalty at age five.

Trivia

His pieces became known for their sophistication and sensual violence.

Family Life

He was born to Leopold and Anna Maria Mozart, and his only surviving sibling was his oldest sister Maria Anna, who was nicknamed Nannerl. He had six children with Constanze Weber. Only two of these children survived past infancy.

Associated With

His symphonies greatly inspired Ludwig Van Beethoven's compositions.