When Salieri was young and left an orphan, he was befriended by a man, who later died, leaving his children in some distress.
How far, after all, was Salieri capable of influencing the music of his day?
Albrechtsberger gave him instructions in counterpoint, and Salieri in dramatic music.
Salieri had no reason for combating the Emperor's inclinations, since they were also his own.
Here he became a pupil of Czerny, Salieri and Randhartinger.
Salieri and all his adherents will move heaven and earth against it.
Beaumarchais collaborated with Salieri in the opera of Tarare, first produced in Paris in 1787.
Salieri praised Schubert for his work, and said that he should become his pupil.
During a short stay in Vienna he was much in the society of Salieri.
In Mozart and Salieri we see the contrast between the genius which does what it must and the talent which does what it can.