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As highly esteemed 250 years after his birth as he was in the prime of his musical career, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a man transformed by his music—music that has influenced innumerable composers during the centuries following his work. Through primary documents and in-depth study of his compositional canon, this scholarly author has crafted a captivating biography of the composer and performer of Salzburg, as well as an enriching portrait of the historical and social context in which Mozart developed his musical talents.


Marcel Brion is the author of more than 20 biographies in his native French.