Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer)

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Born as: Joannes Chrisostomos Wolfgang Gottlieb Mozart
Baptized as: Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart

Mozart himself preferred the Italian-ized and French-ified versions of Gottlieb: Amadeo, Amadè and Amadé

Mozart actually only ever used the name as "Amadeus" three times among his letters and compositions, among at least 77 different variations of his name used throughout his lifetime.

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Legal name: Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( MOHT-sart; German: [ˈvɔlfɡaŋ amaˈdeːʊs ˈmoːtsaʁt]; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.

Born in Salzburg, he showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty. At 17, Mozart was engaged as a musician at the Salzburg court, but grew restless and traveled in search of a better position. While visiting Vienna in 1781, he was dismissed from his Salzburg position. He chose to stay in the capital, where he achieved fame but little financial security. During his final years in Vienna, he composed many of his best-known symphonies, concertos, and operas, and portions of the Requiem, which was largely unfinished at the time of his early death at the age of 35.

The circumstances of his early death have been much mythologized. He was survived by his wife Constanze and two sons.

He composed more than 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers, and his influence is profound on subsequent Western art music. Ludwig van Beethoven composed his own early works in the shadow of Mozart, and Joseph Haydn wrote: "posterity will not see such a talent again in 100 years".

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Mozart, The complete sonatas (volume 1) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Patrick Cohen 1
1996 Mozart: Clarinet Quintet K.581 / Brahms: Clarinet Quintet op.115 Mozart, Brahms; Wiener Konzerthaus Quartett, Leopold Wlach 1
1996 Os grandes clássicos: Concerto para piano e orquestra no. 21 / Concerto para piano e orquestra no. 26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mozart Festival Orchestra, Alberto Lizzio, Svetlana Stanceva 1
1996 Piano Concertos K. 467, 488, 595 / Masonic Funeral Music K. 477 / Symphony in G minor K. 550 Mozart; Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Dennis Russell Davies, Keith Jarrett 1
1996 Piano Concertos Nos. 18 & 25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1996 Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Alicia de Larrocha, Sir Colin Davis, English Chamber Orchestra 1
1996 Quartet KV 465, Quintet KV 615 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Australian String Quartet 1
1996 Requiem Mozart; Jurinac, West, Loeffler, Guthrie, Vienna Academy Chamber Choir, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Hermann Scherchen 1
1996 Requiem Mozart; Wolfgang Gönnenwein 3 2
1996 Requiem in D minor (Orchestre de Lancy - Genève et l'Atelier Choral feat. conductor: Alexis Chalier) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1996 Schubert: Symphony no. 2 in B-flat, D. 125 / Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64 / Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik Schubert, Mendelssohn, Mozart; David Oistrakh 1
1996 Serenade for 13 Wind Instruments / K. 361 "Gran Partita" Mozart; London Mozart Players Wind Ensemble, Jane Glover 1
1996 Sérénades & Divertimento: KV 375 / KV 388 / KV 186 Mozart; Ensemble Zefiro 1
1996 Serenades KV 100, 204 / March, Dances W.A. Mozart; Camerata Academica des Mozarteums Salzbug, Sándor Végh 1
1996 Sonatas for Piano and Violin Mozart; Yefim Bronfman, Isaac Stern 1
1996 Symphony No. 32 "Overture in the Italian style" / Symphony No. 35 "Haffner" / Symphony No. 38 "Prague" Mozart; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Howard Shelley 2
1996 Symphony No. 38, K. 504 "Prague" / Symphony No. 39, K. 543 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Peter Maag 2
1996 Symphony no. 40 / Symphony no. 21 “Jupiter” Mozart; Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Brüggen 1
1996 The Great Mass in C minor / Vespers, K. 321 Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Leipzig Radio Chorus and Orchestra, Herbert Kegel 1
1996 The Last Recital: Ossiach, June 28 1969 Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann; Wilhelm Backhaus 1
1996 Vivaldi - Bach - Purcell - Mozart - Mendelssohn Vivaldi, Bach, Purcell, Mozart, Mendelssohn; Festival Strings Lucerne, Rudolf Baumgartner, Mieczysław Horszowski, Pierre Fournier 1
1996 W. A. Mozart: Sónata í B-dúr K. 333 (315c) / Tólf tilbrigði í C-dúr K. 265 (300e) / F. Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses í d-moll, óp. 54 / Rondo capriccioso í e-moll, óp. 14 W. A. Mozart, F. Mendelssohn; Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir 1
1996 Wind Serenades Mozart; Orchester der Beethovenhalle Bonn, Dennis Russell Davies 1
1997 Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 17, K. 453 / Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47 / Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra / Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2, op. 83 Mozart, Sibelius, Griffes, Brahms; Pei-Yao Wang, Huei-Jun Lin, Hwei-Jin Liu, Evelyn Chen, Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra, Maestro Mazer 1
1997 The Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
1997 Piano Quartet K. 493 / Oboe Quintet K. 370 / Glass harmonica Quintet K. 617 / Adagio for Cor Anglais and Strings K. 580a Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ambache Chamber Ensemble 2
1997 The Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
1997 Overtures / Divertimento, KV 131 / Symphony No. 28 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Serenade "Gran Partita" / Divertimenti / Music for Winds Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 The Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 3 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
1997 The Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 4 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
1997 Don Giovanni Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Carlo Maria Giulini, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus 3
1997 The Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 5 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
1997 Opera Arias Mozart, Haydn, Gluck; The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock; Anne Sofie von Otter 1
1997 Violin Concertos nos. 3 & 5 Mozart; Oleh Krysa, Ukrainian Chamber Orchestra, Theodore Kuchar 1
1997 The Complete Piano Sonatas, Volume 6 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
1997 Le nozze di Figaro Overture / Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Clarinet Concerto / Symphonie 39 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan, Leopold Wlach 1
1997 Mozart at Tanglewood Mozart; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Benny Goodman 1
1997 The Magic Flute (Highlights) Mozart; Herbert Lippert, Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz, Georg Tichy, Hungarian Festival Chorus, Failoni Orchestra, Michael Halász 1
1997 The Violin Concertos Mozart; Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood, Simon Standage 1
1997 BBC Music, Volume 6, Number 2: Wind Serenade Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wind Soloists of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Anthony Halstead 1
1997 Mozart & das Klavier, Vol. 2 Mozart; Christoph Soldan, Capella Istropolitana, Harald Nerat 1
1997 "Gran Partita", KV 361 / Divertimento, KV 166 Mozart; Ensemble Zefiro 1
1997 Adagio Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Arias & Opera Scenes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Orquestra Sinfônica da Rádio do Sudoeste de Baden-Baden, Klaus Arp 2
1997 Clarinet Concerto / Oboe Concerto / Flute Concerto Mozart; Joy Farrall, Nicholas Daniel, Kate Hill, Britten Sinfonia, Nicholas Cleobury 1
1997 Classic Masters: Aberturas célebres I Beethoven, Mozart, Wagner, Strauss, Rossini, Cimarosa, Mascagni; Oquestra sinfônica nacional de Olsztyn, Igor Gogol 1
1997 Classic Masters: Concerto para dois pianos e orquestra no. 7 "Lodron" e no. 10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Solistas de Leningrado, Michail Gantvarg, Carmen Piazzini, Alfredo Perl 1
1997 Classic Masters: Concerto para piano no. 22 em mi bemol maior / Concerto para piano e orquestra no. 24 em do menor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Carmen Piazzini, Solistas de Leningrado, Michail Gantvarg 1
1997 Classic Masters: Concertos para violino no. 5 e 4 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Solistas de Leningrado, Michail Gantvarg 1
1997 Classic Masters: Concertos para violino nos. 1, 2 e 3 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Leningrad Soloists, Michail Gantvarg 1
1997 Classic Masters: Divertimento para cordas / Concerto para violino no. 3 / Sinfonia no. 29 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Orquestra de Câmara do Concertgebouw, Eduardo Marturet, Emmy Verhey 1
1997 Classic Masters: Obras para quinteto de metais Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Strauss; English Brass Ensemble 1
1997 Classic Masters: Sinfonias nos. 39 e 40 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Orquestra sinfônica SWF de Baden-Baden, Ernest Bour 1
1997 Classic Masters: Sonatas para dois pianos Bizet, Milhaud, Mozart, Infante; Karin Lechner, Sergio Tiempo 1
1997 Classic Masters: Sonatas para piano no. 10, 11 e 18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Carmen Piazzini 1
1997 Don Giovanni (Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro do Roma della Rai, feat. conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini, singers: Ghiaurov, Janowitz, Kraus, Jurinac) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Flute Concertos / Concerto for Flute and Harp Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner, James Galway, Marisa Robles 2
1997 Horn Concertos 1-4 / Horn Quintet Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, David Pyatt 1
1997 Klavierkonzerte KV 450 & KV 537 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Robert Levin, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood 2
1997 Klavierkonzerte no. 20 KV 466 / no. 24 KV 491 Mozart; Daniel Barenboim, English Chamber Orchestra 2
1997 La musica sacra Vol.2 - Messa d'Incoronazione in Do, K 317 - Missa Solemnis in Do, K 139 "Waisenhausmess" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 La musica sacra Vol.3 - Litaniae de Venerabili Altaris Sacramento K 243, Missa Brevis in Do K 220, Exsultate, Jubilate K 165 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Le nozze di Figaro: Highlights Mozart; Siepi, Gueden, Della Casa, Wiener Philharmoniker, Kleiber 1
1997 Meisterwerke Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Meisterwerke 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Missa in Do minore K427, Kyrie in Re minore K341 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Mozart & Reinecke Mozart, Reinecke; Matti Helin, Tatjana Lepnurm, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Nikolai Aleksejev, Arvo Volmer 1
1997 Mozart Arias Mozart; Vesselina Kasarova, Staatskapelle Dresden, Sir Colin Davis 1
1997 Mozart Requiem K. 626 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Mozart: 8 Overtures / 3 German Dances / Leopold Mozart: Toy Symphony Mozart, Leopold Mozart; The Orchestra of St. John’s, Smith Square, John Lubbock 1
1997 Piano Concertos 20 & 23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Ivan Moravec 1
1997 Piano Concertos No. 21 "Elvira Madigan" No. 26 "Coronation" Mozart; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner, Alfred Brendel 1
1997 Piano Concertos No. 23, K488 & No. 24, K491 Mozart; Clifford Curzon, London Symphony, Kertész 1
1997 Piano Concertos nos. 16 & 20 Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Abbado 1
1997 Piano Concertos: F-Dur, KV 37 / B-Dur, KV 39 / D-Dur, KV 40 / G-Dur, KV 41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Gerrit Zitterbart, Schlierbacher Kammerorchester, Thomas Fey 2
1997 Piano Sonatas K. 330, K. 331 "Alla turca", K. 333 / Variations on "Ah, vous dirai-je, maman" K. 265 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Fazil Say 1
1997 Piano Trios K. 496 & K. 502 Mozart; Maria João Pires, Augustin Dumay, Jian Wang 1
1997 Quatuors à corde 1-17 - Quintette à cordes n°2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Quintette avec clarinette Mozart; Le Quatuor Talich, Philippe Cuper 2
1997 Requiem / Maurerische Trauermusik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Diana Montague, Michael Chance, Christoph Prégardien, Franz-Josef Selig, Kölner Kammerchor, Collegium Cartusianum, Peter Neumann, Sir Roger Norrington 1
1997 Serenade in D major "Posthorn" / Two Marches in D major Mozart; St. Petersburg Musical Theatre "Zazerkalye" Chamber Orchestra, Valery Voltchanetsky 1
1997 Symphonies Nº 5, 11, 21 & 27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra 2
1997 Symphonies nos. 29, 31 & 34 Mozart; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham 1
1997 Symphonies nos. 40 & 25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt 1
1997 Symphony Nº 13, Konzertante Symphony and Serenade Nº 6 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Cordas de Zurich, Howard Griffiths 2
1997 Symphony Nº 41 & Nº 29 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, Ernest Bour 2
1997 Symphony No. 38 / No. 40 (Classica D'Oro) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 The Four Horn Concertos / Concert Rondo Mozart; English Chamber Orchestra, Jia Lü, Xiao-Ming Han 1
1997 The Mozart Effect Music for Children, Volume 2: Relax, Daydream and Draw Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 The Perfect Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 The Ten Celebrated String Quartets (The Franz Schubert Quartett of Vienna) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1998 Complete Wind Concerti, Volume III: Horn Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Orchestra of The Old Fairfield Academy, Thomas Crawford, R.J. Kelley 1
1998 Complete Solo Piano Music, Volume 7 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
1998 Mozart: Arias / Strauss: Orchestral Songs Mozart, Strauss; Christine Schäfer, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado 1
1998 Violin Concertos, Volume 3 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Europa Symphony, Christiane Edinger, Wolfgang Gröhs 1
1998 Complete Works for Horn and Orchestra Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Michael Thompson, Bournemouth Sinfonietta 1
1998 Mozart Adagios Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1998 Complete Solo Piano Music, Volume 8 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
1998 Piano Concertos nos. 22 & 23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Robert Levin, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood 1

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