mozart

December 1, 2019 at 12:02pm

An exhibition in 2006 showed Mozart's life as lavishly lived with an income that could beat other musicians in the 18th-century Vienna. He earned a whopping 10,000 florins a year! That made him one of the top 5% of the high earners. At this time, you could live an easy and elite life without any hassles. 500 florins a year was just enough!

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An exhibition in 2006 showed Mozart's life as lavishly lived with an income that could beat other musicians in the 18th-century Vienna. He earned a whopping 10,000 florins a year! That made him one of the top 5% of the high earners. At this time, you could live an easy and elite life without any hassles. 500 florins a year was just enough!

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October 18, 2019 at 11:12am

In a discovery certain to renew interest in the beloved composer’s legacy, music historians said Monday they have found evidence that before leaving to pursue his solo career, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart fronted an ultra-popular Viennese boy band.

One contemporary account states that whenever the band played its biggest hit, “Sie sind meine schöne Dame vom Hügel” (“You Are My Beautiful Lady From The Hill”), Mozart would perform a “most jaunty” harpsichord cadenza during which women in the... See More

In a discovery certain to renew interest in the beloved composer’s legacy, music historians said Monday they have found evidence that before leaving to pursue his solo career, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart fronted an ultra-popular Viennese boy band.

One contemporary account states that whenever the band played its biggest hit, “Sie sind meine schöne Dame vom Hügel” (“You Are My Beautiful Lady From The Hill”), Mozart would perform a “most jaunty” harpsichord cadenza during which women in the audience, “including many of noble birth,” would faint or peel off their knee-length silken chemises to throw at him.

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October 6, 2019 at 2:17pm

Child prodigy wows crowd with performance of Mozart's Concerto No 3 in D major.

Meet Elisey Mysin. The Russian-born piano-lover, who is thought to be just 8-years-old (this is not confirmed), blew the audience at his concert away earlier this year when he performed Mozart's Concerto No 3 in D Major effortlessly in the city of Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia.

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Child prodigy wows crowd with performance of Mozart's Concerto No 3 in D major.

Meet Elisey Mysin. The Russian-born piano-lover, who is thought to be just 8-years-old (this is not confirmed), blew the audience at his concert away earlier this year when he performed Mozart's Concerto No 3 in D Major effortlessly in the city of Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia.

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