Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: A Biography
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most enduringly popular and celebrated composers to have ever lived. His substantial oeuvre contains works that are considered to be among the most exquisite pieces of symphonic, chamber, and choral music ever written. His operas too cast a long shadow over those staged in their wake. And since his untimely death in 1791, he remains an enigmatic figure—the subject of fascination for aficionados and novices alike.
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Melograni, an Italian historian who writes principally on nonmusical topics of the 20th century, has made a valuable contribution to the crowded field of Mozart studies published this year, the 250th ... Read full review
Page 49, a mistake: Johann Wider was not from Salzburg, but from Augsburg as Leopold Mozart was. They knew each other from their youth in Augsburg.
June 1765 In a London Tavern
17561767 The Rise and Decline of the Child Prodigy
17671777 Searching for a Post with His Father
17771778 In Search of a Permanent Post with His Mother
17781780 A Difficult Homecoming
17801782 Winning Freedom
17821786 Vienna Difficulties and Successes
17861790 The Great Italian Operas