Mozart was one
of the most influential, popular and prolific
the classical period.
He was born in
Salzburg to a musical family.
From an early
age, the young Mozart showed all the signs
of a prodigious
By the age of
five, he could read and write music, and he
people with his talents on the keyboard.
- Prolific: 다작의
- prodigious talent: 천재적인
considered to be a rare musical genius,
but he was also
diligent in studying other great
as Haydn and Bach.
over 600 works in his lifetime, including
some of the
most famous and beloved pieces of
chamber, operatic, and choral music.
His works are
acknowledged as pinnacles of Western
music, and they have greatly influenced the works
composers, most notably Beethoven.
- operatic: 오페라
- choral music: 합창
- pinnacle: 절정, 최고봉
Mozart had an
untimely death at the age of 35.
The cause of
death is uncertain, leading to many rumors,
belief that he was murdered by his supposed
Salieri. This was later proven to be false.
final years in Vienna, he composed some of his
at this time, including the opera
“The Magic Flute,” his final piano concerto,
and a clarinet concerto.
- Untimely: 때
- be proven to~: ~임이
At the age of
16, Beethoven came to Vienna to get two weeks worth of music lessons from Mozart.
16살에 베토벤은 모차르트로부터 2주동안 음악 수업을 받기 위해 비엔나로 갔어요.
billiards and liked dancing.
모차르트는 당구와 춤을 즐겼어요
He kept pets (a
canary, a starling and a dog), and kept a horse for recreational riding.
개인용 말이 있었어요.
Music is my
life and my life is music.
음악은 곧 나의 인생이고, 나의 인생은 곧 음악이다.
It is a mistake
to think that the practice of my art has
become easy to
me. I assure you, no one has given
so much care to
the study of composition as I.
scarcely a famous master in music whose works
I have not frequently
and diligently studied.
사람들은 내 음악이 쉽게 만들어진다고
생각하는 우를 범한다.
단언컨대 나만큼 작곡 공부에
공들이는 이는 없을 것이다.
내가 거듭해서 연구하지 않은
음악의 거장은 없다.
I pay no
attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame.
I simply follow
my own feelings.
나는 다른 이들의 칭찬이나 비난에
나는 나의 감정에만 충실할 뿐이다.