Mozart: The Man Revealed, Hardback Book

Mozart: The Man Revealed Hardback

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The story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's life is well known.

Austrian-born to a tyrannical father who worked him --fiercely; unhappily married to a spendthrift woman; a child-like character ill at ease amid the aristocratic splendour of the Viennese court; a musical genius who died young thus depriving the world of future glories.; Yet only that last point is really true.

In this comprehensive biography, John Suchet examines the many myths and misunderstandings surrounding the world's best-loved composer.

From his early days as a child prodigy performing for the imperial royal family in Vienna to the last months of his short life, driven to exhaustion by a punitive workload, one thing remained constant: his happy disposition.; Through trials and tribulations, grand successes and disheartening setbacks, Suchet shows us the real Mozart - blessed with an abundance of talent yet sometimes struggling to earn a living.

His mischievous nature and earthy sense of humour, his ease and confidence in his own incredible abilities; these were traits that never left him.

His music has brought comfort to countless generations; his life, though brief, is no less fascinating.

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