Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart Birthplace and Residence in Salzburg

Mozart is one of the famoust sons of Salzburg.

"The Magic Flute", "Le nozze di figaro" and "The Abduction from the Seraglio" are only a few ouvres of Mozart. He became famous as "Wunderkind" and was a genius in music. 

He get one of the best composer of the Viennese Classicism. Until today places, monuments and events testify his genius.

Mozart's Birthplace

Located in No. 9 Getreidegasse, is where Leopold Mozart's family lived from 1747 until 1773.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born here on January 27, 1756. Today the rooms once occupied by the Mozart family are home to a museum.

The most famous exhibits include Mozart's childhood violin, his concert violin, his clavichord, the pianoforte, and portraits and correspondence of the Mozart family.

The museum is owned by the International Mozarteum Foundation.

Mozart's Residence

The Mozart family lived in Mozart's Residence, 8 Makartplatz, from 1773 to 1787.

Most of the building was destroyed by a bomb in 1944, with only the portal entrance and the "Dancing Master's Hall" surviving unscathed.

The building was restored to its original appearance by the Mozarteum Foundation. The reconstructed building was officially opened on 26 January 1996.

Mozart square and monument

The Mozart Square with the Mozart monument and the Glockenspiel is an ideal starting point for a tour of the city.

The Trakl memorial is situated in the birthplace of the famous Salzburg poet, Georg Trakl, which is located on the adjoining Waagplatz.

The Mozart Square was created after Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich had numerous houses demolished.

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