Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes 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 600 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 17,980,734 page views. His biography is available in 205 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 204 in 2019). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is the 2nd most popular composer, the most popular biography from Austria (up from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Composer.

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

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Among composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ranks 2 out of 1,228Before him are Ludwig van Beethoven. After him are Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Frédéric Chopin, Joseph Haydn, Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, George Frideric Handel, Franz Schubert, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Gustav Mahler.

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Among people born in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ranks 1After him are Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, William Godwin, Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, Maria Theresa of Savoy, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, Joseph Martin Kraus, Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Aaron Burr, Frederick Francis I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Ernst Chladni, and Louis Henri, Prince of Condé. Among people deceased in 1791, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ranks 1After him are Grigory Potemkin, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, John Wesley, Jacob Frank, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, Étienne Maurice Falconet, 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 1 out of 1,075After him are Adolf Hitler (1889), Franz Kafka (1883), Joseph Haydn (1732), Franz Schubert (1797), Marie Antoinette (1755), Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), and Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

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