Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart born in Salzburg, principality of the Holy Roman Empire, on January 27, 17563, died in Vienna on December 5, 17913, is a composer.
Died at thirty-five, he left an impressive work (626 works are listed in the catalog Köchel), which embraces all the musical genres of his time. According to the testimony of his contemporaries, he was a virtuoso on both the piano and the violin.
It is generally recognized that he brought to a point of perfection the concerto, the symphony, and the sonata, which became after him the principal forms of classical music, and that he was one of the greatest masters of classical music. opera.
His success has never been denied. His name has passed into everyday language as synonymous with genius, virtuosity and perfect mastery4.
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