Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Born: 1756; Salisbury, Austria Died: 1791 Personal Life: Family: Mozart father showed eagerness to show him off, and profit from his son’s great talent. Mozart had a loving father and mother, and he was introduced to music early on from them. Health and Physiognomy: Mozart was ill many times. Suffering from a variety of illnesses ranging from smallpox, to rheumatic fever which has been deemed what killed him. Personality: Mozart personality in the beginning of his life as very dependent.
He relied on his father for everything. This is understandable, but his father was exploiting him. When Mozart turned 25 he split away from his father and the oppressive archbishop and became a freelance musician. An apparent humorous being, I can tell this from the humor Included In most of his operas. Career: Significant Places: Italy: where he mastered operatic style: Significant People: Joseph Haydn, Franz S;smeary Employers or Patrons: prince-archbishop (no actual name mentioned),
Means of Earning a Living: Composing music, Performing, and at one time even teaching music. Financial Situation: From what Vive found, Mozart was never bankrupt or even going through rough times. His life was short, and his financial status seemed to be at least middle class. Although there were slums in business, he still pursued his love of music. Mozart died at the age of 36 In debt. Music: Style of Composition: Operatic. Toward the end of his life, he composed a few great operas, and a requiem.
His requiem was left unfinished, and completed by a close friend. HIS operas General Characteristics: Seemingly composed with ease, his compositions are usually graceful and spontaneous. Along with that, he demonstrated balance, restraint, and proportion through his works. His music is powerful, but yet elegant. Output: He composed several symphonies and concertos as well as chamber music. His symphony no. 40 in G minor was his most dramatic and passionate symphony. His Piano Concerto no. 23 in A major was one of his greatest concertos he composed.
Opera was another of his major outputs. Composing numerous operas, Just a couple famous ones are: Don Giovanni, and his most successful opera The Magic Flute. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Operas General Characteristics ay testiest 21 Nas very dependent. He relied on his father for everything. This is understandable, apparent humorous being, I can tell this from the humor included in most of his Significant Places: Italy: where he mastered operatic style; of music. Mozart died at the age of 36 in debt. Music: close friend.