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Johann Georg Leopold Mozart
1719 - 1789
Germany / Austria
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J.G.L. Mozart
Leopold Mozart (14/11/1719 - 28/05/1789), an German composer, from Augsburg, moved to Austria. He wrote an important book: Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule (Augsburg, 1756), which passed through many editions in several languages and was for long the standard method for the violin. Leopold is the father of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791).
Source:Grove's dictionary of music and musicians
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Requiem
Period:Classicism
Musical form:fragments
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Leopold Mozart wrote one "Sanctus" - "Agnus Dei" in C major, which is lost.
Author:Tassos Dimitriadis
Among the many predecessors and contemporaries of Mozart who contribute to the repertory of the requiem in the 18th century is Leopold Mozart, father of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Author:James W. Pruett
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
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Frontpage of
Leopold Mozart's
famous book