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Transcript of Music Composers
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany. He was an artist and was in love with music and instruments. His whole life he was very deaf. But some of his best and well known works were composed during the last 10 years of his life, when he was quite unable to hear.Composer and pianist Ludwig Van Beethoven, widely considered the greatest composer of all time, was born on December 16,1770 ,but we are not sure if it is the exact date of his birth.
Beethoven had two younger brothers, Caspar and Johann. Beethoven's mother was a very caring and helpful woman. His father loved music and was a composer. That helped Beethoven alot.
Born on January 27, 1756, in Salzburg, Austria, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a musician capable of playing multiple instruments who started playing in public at the age of 6 .Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was the son of Leopold and Maria Pertl Mozart. Leopold was a successful composer and violinist. Wolfgang’s mother, Anna Maria Pertl, was born to a middle class family of local community leaders. His only sister was Maria Anna . With their father’s encouragement , they both were introduced to music at an early age. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s death came at a young age, even for the time period.He died onDecember 5, 1791, 1:00 AM when everybody recognized him as one of the greatest composer of all time.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Pictures of Beethoven
Tchaikovsky [chi-cov-ski] was born on May 7th 1840 and he died on November 6th 1893.He died at age 33 because of cholera,a bacterial disease.
He wrote Sleeping Beauty,Swan Lake,and The Nutcracker.Those are some of his most famous works but he had many more. Sleeping Beauty took him 40 days to write.
His greatest supporter was Nadezda von Meck. She asked not to meet in person so Tchaikovsky made his 4th symthony for her.
Tchaikovsky was inspired by Shakespears writing so he wrote The Temapest and The Hamlet.
Tchaikovsky learned how to play the piano when he was 5 and was better than his teacher in 3 years .
Images of Tchaikovsky
Pictures of Mozart
All these composers are very talented and well known.
Beethoven,Tchaikovsky, and Mozart are the composers we chose , but there are many more great composers.
They all had a hard life at the begining, but they figured it out along the way and had fun with music.
By: Baylie, Sreeja, and Kira
as a boy
Beethoven's Symphony Number 5
Mozart's Marriage of Figaro
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
from Tchaikovsk'y Nutcracker