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[moht-sahrt] /ˈmoʊt sɑrt/
Wolfgang Amadeus
[woo lf-gang am-uh-dey-uh s;; German vawlf-gahng ah-mah-dey-oo s] /ˈwʊlf gæŋ ˌæm əˈdeɪ əs;; German ˈvɔlf gɑŋ ˌɑ mɑˈdeɪ ʊs/ (Show IPA),
1756–91, Austrian composer.
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Mozartean, Mozartian, adjective Unabridged
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  • Mozart cast his eyes over Europe and saw no place that offered him much promise.

    Historic Boyhoods Rupert Sargent Holland
  • How deliciously far away from hay was this chap's feeling for Mozart.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • In this respect, therefore, Mozart was not behind contemporary composers.

  • Mozart always carried one with him as part of his baggage when traveling.

    How the Piano Came to Be Ellye Howell Glover
  • As it has been remarked, Debussy's orchestra is here, with few exceptions, the orchestra of Mozart's day.

British Dictionary definitions for Mozart


Wolfgang Amadeus (ˈvɔlfɡaŋ amaˈdeːʊs). 1756–91, Austrian composer. A child prodigy and prolific genius, his works include operas, such as The Marriage of Figaro (1786), Don Giovanni (1787), and The Magic Flute (1791), symphonies, concertos for piano, violin, clarinet, and French horn, string quartets and quintets, sonatas, songs, and Masses, such as the unfinished Requiem (1791)
Derived Forms
Mozartean, Mozartian, adjective
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