Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : An Influential Composer

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, or Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as he was more commonly known, is one of the most influential composers to ever live. His incredible success during the Classical Period has brought him lots of attention from everyone from classical music listeners to classical music scholars and performers. Childhood and Early Career Mozart was born on January 27, 1756, in Salzburg, Austria to Leopold Mozart and Anna Maria Pertyl. His father was a violinist and a composer and was the man whom introduced him to music at a very young age, and from then on he grew to be one of the most talented musical prodigies in history. Mozart started learning about music at a very young age. It was at age three that he began to play the keyboard, and within the next few years, he could play many different instruments. His sister, Maria Anna, was also very talented in music, and excelled at learning instruments as well. By the time he was eight years old, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had written his first three symphonies, and was learning music and an incredibly quick rate. Because of Mozart’s talent and interest in music, his father took him to Italy when he was thirteen to further his career, leaving his sister behind.. . His father left mother at his home with his older sister because Maria Anna was reaching the age where she needed to find a husband and settle down. On top of that, there were certain laws against woman musicians in
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