Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1756 - 1791
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. [Online Image] Available http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/Strasse/9570/mozart/pictures.html, June 8, 2001.
Listen to Mozart's first movement of Sonata in C Major. This piece is built using Sonata Form.
Learn about Mozart's famous theme and variations on Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by clicking here.
Mozart was born in Austria in 1756. He died at the age of 35 under very mysterious circumstances and was buried in an unmarked grave. He composed during the Classical period. Another composer during this period was Ludwig van Beethoven.
Mozart is probably the greatest genius in the history of western music, perhaps in the history of the world. This incredible man began composing at the age of five. By the time he was nine he was writing symphonies! When he was six his sister and he toured Europe, playing for kings and queens.
Mozart excelled in every form in which he composed. To learn more about this genius and hear his music, click here.
To hear more great MIDI files of Mozart's music, go to the Classical Music Page.
For another excellent site on Mozart and his life, click here.
Compare the lives of Mozart and Beethoven by clicking here.