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'''Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart''' (1756-1791; full legal name Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus von<ref>He was knighted by the Pope at the age of 14, making him a nobleman as understood in continental law, entitled to the nobiliary pefix. Some letters written in his teens are signed "Chevalier de Mozart".</ref> Mozart) was an eminent [[composer]] born at [[Salzburg]]. His main works are [[opera]]s: ''[[Marriage of Figaro]]'', ''[[Don Giovanni]]'', and the ''[[Magic Flute]]''.
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'''Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart''' (1756-1791; this is the name almost universally used nowadays, though it does not correspond to any known signature of his.<ref>Most of his signatures read Wolfgang Amade/Amadè/Amadé Mozart; others read Wolfgango Amadeo Mozart (when he was in Italy), Wolfgangus Amadeus Mozartus (in joke Latin) and Chevalier de Mozart (he was knighted by the Pope at the age of 14). The baptismal register gives his name as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart (in Latin), and a letter from his father gives his Christian names as Joannes Chrisostomus Wolfgang Gottlieb (in German).</ref> Mozart) was an eminent [[composer]] born at [[Salzburg]]. His main works are [[opera]]s: ''[[Marriage of Figaro]]'', ''[[Don Giovanni]]'', and the ''[[Magic Flute]]''.
  
 
Mozart created more than 600 musical compositions, the earliest when he was four.
 
Mozart created more than 600 musical compositions, the earliest when he was four.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791; this is the name almost universally used nowadays, though it does not correspond to any known signature of his.[1] Mozart) was an eminent composer born at Salzburg. His main works are operas: Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, and the Magic Flute.

Mozart created more than 600 musical compositions, the earliest when he was four.

Mozart died at Vienna.

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  1. Most of his signatures read Wolfgang Amade/Amadè/Amadé Mozart; others read Wolfgango Amadeo Mozart (when he was in Italy), Wolfgangus Amadeus Mozartus (in joke Latin) and Chevalier de Mozart (he was knighted by the Pope at the age of 14). The baptismal register gives his name as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart (in Latin), and a letter from his father gives his Christian names as Joannes Chrisostomus Wolfgang Gottlieb (in German).