Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 27th, 1756.
He was born to Leopold and Anna Maria Pertl. Leopol was a very successful composer,
voilinist, and the assistant concertmaster at the Salzburg court. Mozart showed musical
talent at a very young age. By age five he was composing minuets.And at age six he
played before the Bavarian Elector and the Austrian Empress.His father taught him, but
said teahcing Wolfgang was hard because he knew so much already. His father was also
his largest influence.
In 1763 Wolfgang’s father, Leopold, took him and his sister, Maria Anna, on a
concert tour of Europe. The children performed in many courts and large cities including
Paris, London, and Germany. They astonished their audiences wherever they performed.
In London Wolfgang wrote his first symphonies and met Johann Christian Brahm,
who had a very large influence on him.
In Paris Wolfgang published his first wor...