--Background Information--

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

     Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. His full
name was Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart. At age three, Mozart showed signs of
incredible musical talent. He learned to play the
harpsichord at age four, and composed his first piece
of music at age five. At age six, Mozart played for the Austrian empress. He worked for the archbishop just like his father, but quit and became a composer.
          Around the age of nine, Mozart gained the nickname, "Wolfer." He was a young prodigy with many, many admirers. But, he was also an "uncontrollable adolescent."