My friends called me just Wolfgang, but for you I am… Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!
Born: January 27, 1756 Salzburg, Austria Died: December 5, 1791 Vienna, Austria Cause of death: Uncertain Resting place: Vienna Nationality: Austrian Occupation: Composer, instrumentalist, music Notable works: The Magic Flute Symphony in C major ("Jupiter"), The Marriage of Figaro, Piano Concerto in D minor Style: Classical Spouse: Constance Weber Children: 2 sons Parents: Leopold and Anna Maria Mozart Signature: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
We didn’t have cameras those days, so catch my portrait. Actually, it wasn’t for the poor to have personal portraits. Although, my parents weren’t rich. So why did I have an own picture as a child?
…because I am a GENIUS! Just listen to some of my works and say what emotions could I feel creating them.
Symphony #40 in G minor
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Sonata #8 in A minor
Now let’s read the text (ex.12, p.11) about me and do a ‘True-False’ task. Then we’ll check your thoughts about my works.