By: Javier Urdiales, Javier Biera and
IndexMost important aspectsBiography
Family and childhoodCareer: Illness and death
1762 - 1778
1781 - 1791
Most important aspectsHis complete name is Johannes Chrysostomus
Wolfgangus Amadeus Theophilus Mozart.
Was born January 27 in 1756.Died December 5 in 1791 exactly at 1 a.m. at
the age of 35.
Mozart wrote 600 compositions.
Biography (family and childhood)
He was born the 27th of January of 1756 in Salzburg (Austria).
Her parents were Leopold and Anna Maria Perlt Mozart.
He was baptized in St. Rupert’s Cathedral the day after his birth.
He started his piano lessons at theage of seven but he had alreadystarted composing at the age of five.
Biography (career) (1762 – 1778)
Mozart did several European travels.A particular influence of this travels was that he
met Johann Christian Bach.Between 1769 to 1771 father and son went to
Italy leaving mother and sister at home.Mozart met G.B. Martini in Bologna.In Milan, Mozart wrote the opera Mitridate, re di
Porto.Between 1773 and 1777, Mozart was workin in
the Salzburg court.
Biography (career) (1781 – 1791)
In January 1781, Mozart’sopera Idomeneo premieredwith considerable success inMunich.
The firsts years he stayed inVienna began well.
In 1785 Mozart began his famous operatic collaboration with the librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte.
Biography (illness and death)
Mozart fell sick more or less the 6th of September
The 30 September the illness intensified.
On 20 November Mozart becamebedridden, suffering from swelling, painand vomiting.
Mozart died the 5 of December in 1791.
StyleMozart and Haydn’s stands as an archetypal
example of the Classical style.
Mozart adapted new forms of the Baroque style.
He advanced the technical sophistication and emotional reach of all his compositions.
InfluenceMozart’s most famous pupil was Johann
Most important is the influence this will have on the later generations.