Friday, January 27, 2006

Celebrating Mozart's Birthday in Salzburg

Today is the 250th Birthday of MOZART!
I love listening to Mozart while I'm painting. I think I'll listen to his music all week and reconnect with this inspired and inspiring great composer.

"The composer's brief and turbulent life began Jan. 27, 1756 in the Austrian city of Salzburg. Crowds of music enthusiasts are gathered there this week to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of a genius. Special programming from Performance Today highlights NPR coverage. "

Full name Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Gottlieb Mozart; named after his grandfather on his mother's side and after the Saint on his date of birth, Johannes Chrysostomus. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791 Biography

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