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The Sad Fates Of Mozart's Children

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While composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived only to 35 years old, he left a rich legacy behind him. He wrote more than 600 works, according to Opera Philadelphia, including symphonies ("Symphony No. 41, Jupiter"), chamber music ("Quintet in E flat Major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon"), operas ("The Marriage of Figaro" and "The Magic Flute") and choral music ("Requiem Mass"). A child prodigy, he began playing on the harpsichord at three, and by five, Mozart was composing, according to Britannica. But he would have more success in music than building a flourishing family.