Died Today (December 5th): Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

WILDsound Festival

wolfgangamadeusmozart.jpgWolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Born: January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Salzburg, Holy Roman Empire [now Austria]
Died: December 5, 1791 (age 35) in Vienna, Austria, Habsburg Monarchy, Holy Roman Empire [now Austria

Married to: Constanze Weber (4 August 1782 – 5 December 1791) (his death) (6 children)

[on his prolific compositions] I write as a sow piddles.

As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling! And I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.

People are wrong who think my art comes easily to me. I assure you…

View original post 73 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s