Mozart House

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You're listening to a piece from Leopold Mozart's Musical Sleigh Ride, which he composed for an Augsburg carnival group 2 weeks before the birth of his son Wolfgang. It is a small tour de force of musical whimsy with stylistic devices that would also be used later by his famous son Wolfgang Amadeus. You are now in the very heart of the Mozart quarter, where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's father Leopold was born, baptized, raised and went to school. This townhouse and workshop is where Leopold was the first son born to a bookbinder in 1719. This is why Augsburg along with Salzburg and Vienna is considered the third Mozart city...

*This free service is provided by the City of Augsburg and the Regio Augsburg Tourist GmbH. You only pay the connection charge from your mobile phone to the German land line. The length of the audio contributions is two to three minutes. There will be no additional charge.



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