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Mozart’s 250th Anniversary

Celebrations are being held around the world to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Mozart – arguably the greatest composer of all time.

Mozart

A child prodigy, he wrote his first symphonies before turning 10 and his first significant opera at 12. He once wrote down an entire mass by Bach after hearing it performed just once. He was also prolific like few other composers, writing more than 600 musical works before his death at the age of 35. Beethoven and Wagner, two other classical giants, both acknowledged their huge debt to him.

Link: World in Grip of Mozart Mania
Source: Sky News

James Woodcock

Freelance Journalist, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming and technology.

Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, while also interviewing well known industry figures for popular online publications.