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Facts about Mozart:


Fact 1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria.


Fact 2. Handel and Haydn were living when Mozart was born.


Fact 3. Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson and Walter Scott were all alive during the time of Mozart.


Fact 4. Mozart was a tenor.


Fact 5. He was left handed.


Fact 6. Mozart was 5 years old when he wrote his first composition.


Fact 7. Mozart could listen to music just once and then write it down from memory without any mistakes.


Fact 8. Mozart wrote over 600 works during his lifetime.


Fact 9. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart learned to speak 15 different languages.


Fact 10. Mozart’s music has been credited with helping those with epilepsy, boosting the milk production of cows, and boosting the IQ of unborn babies. A Swiss sewage treatment center has now claimed that Mozart can help microbes break down sewage waste. The center’s preferred composition is The Magic Flute.


Fact 11. He died of kidney failure December 5, 1791 in Vienna, Austria. He was 35.


Fact 12. According to Mozart’s wife, Constanze, at the end of Mozart’s life, he believed he was being poisoned and that he was composing his Requiem for himself. He died before finishing it. His student Franz Süssmayr completed the work, and it is this version that is most often heard today. Scholars still debate which parts Mozart truly wrote.


Musical works of Mozart include the following:

The Requiem

Operas include:

Don Giovanni

The Marriage of Figaro

The Magic Flute


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