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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 include 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), the marriage register has Wolfgang Adam Mozart (in German), and the death register Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (in German). Some official records, such as the baptism of his first child, give his surname as von Mozart (on the basis of his Papal knighthood) ([http://michaelorenz.blogspot.com/2013/06/wolfgang-von-mozart.html]). A letter from his father gives his Christian names as Joannes Chrisostomus Wolfgang Gottlieb (in German), and one from his widow has Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (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]]''.
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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 include 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), the marriage register has Wolfgang Adam Mozart (in German), and the death register Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (in German). Some official records, such as the baptism of his first child, give his surname as von Mozart (on the basis of his Papal knighthood) ([http://michaelorenz.blogspot.com/2013/06/wolfgang-von-mozart.html]). A letter from his father gives his Christian names as Joannes Chrisostomus Wolfgang Gottlieb (in German), and one from his widow has Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (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.

Note

  1. Most of his signatures read Wolfgang Amade/Amadè/Amadé Mozart; others include 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), the marriage register has Wolfgang Adam Mozart (in German), and the death register Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (in German). Some official records, such as the baptism of his first child, give his surname as von Mozart (on the basis of his Papal knighthood) ([1]). A letter from his father gives his Christian names as Joannes Chrisostomus Wolfgang Gottlieb (in German), and one from his widow has Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (in German).