COMPOSER

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period. Despite his short life, his rapid pace of composition resulted in more than 800 works of virtually every genre of his time. Many of these compositions are acknowledged as pinnacles of the symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral repertoire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has received more than 19,410,271 page views. His biography is available in 209 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 205 in 2019). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is the 2nd most popular composer, the 2nd most popular biography from Austria (down from 1st in 2019) and the most popular Composer.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is most famous for being a prolific composer of classical music.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ranks 2 out of 1,216Before him are Ludwig van Beethoven. After him are Johann Sebastian Bach, Frédéric Chopin, Antonio Vivaldi, Giuseppe Verdi, Franz Schubert, Joseph Haydn, Richard Wagner, George Frideric Handel, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Johannes Brahms.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ranks 1After him are Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, William Godwin, Maria Theresa of Savoy, Aaron Burr, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, Ernst Chladni, Frederick Francis I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Joseph Martin Kraus, Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, and Jean-Baptiste Carrier. Among people deceased in 1791, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ranks 1After him are Grigory Potemkin, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, John Wesley, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, Étienne Maurice Falconet, Jacob Frank, Joseph Gaertner, Ignaz von Born, Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart, João de Loureiro, and Tomás de Iriarte y Oropesa.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ranks 2 out of 1,237Before him are Adolf Hitler (1889). After him are Franz Kafka (1883), Franz Schubert (1797), Joseph Haydn (1732), Marie Antoinette (1755), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ranks 1After him are Franz Schubert (1797), Joseph Haydn (1732), Johann Strauss II (1825), Johann Strauss I (1804), Anton Bruckner (1824), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Webern (1883), Carl Czerny (1791), Alban Berg (1885), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), and Alma Mahler (1879).