His fathers Leopold Mozart, a composer and a popular violinist. Mozart received his early musical training from his father. At the early age of 3 Mozart showed signs of being a musical genius. Then, at the age of five Mozart started composing. Beginning in 1762 Mozart father took young Mozart and his older sister, Maria Anna, on tours in Europe where they played the piano, harpsichord, violin, and organ, together and separately, Mozart learned to play the piano, harpsichord, and violin from his father.
He gave public concerts and played at numerous courts ND received several commissions. As an adult Mozart his career was not as successful as when he was younger, But he kept on composing anyway hoping one people would appreciate his work. He lived in poverty for the great majority of his life. In 1769 he became a concertmaster to the archbishop of Salisbury, which was another one of his jobs that afforded him little financial security. In 1 7/9, he left on another concert tour.
But, the courts of Europe ignored Mozart CSS search for a more beneficial assignment In 1782 he earned a living by selling compositions, giving public performances, and giving music lessons, which once again was a low paying job. The composer never did find a well paying job. The bizarre thing was is that even that he had ton of trouble finding jobs, he was still considered one of the leading composers Of the late 1 sass. Mozart became ill suffering from headaches and fever for several months.
Mozart was under the illusion that he was to write music for his funeral. Mozart died in Vienna on Deck. 5, 1791. At the time of his death he was so poor that he was buried in a multiple grave. No one is sure exactly how he died, but there is no evidence that Mozart death was deliberately caused. No one even know exactly where he was buried all people know is that he was buried some where in Vienna.