ON THIS DAY | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Died On This Day in 1791

Mozart’s exact cause of death is not known, however reports indicate he had been bed ridden for several weeks prior, suffering from swelling, pain and vomiting

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died on this day in 1791, aged just 35.

Whilst many hypotheses exist, official Viennese records state “hitziges Frieselfieber” – severe military fever.

 

MOZART | DIVERTIMENTO IN D MAJOR, K.136 | YEHUDI MENUHIN & MOSCOW VIRTUOSI

 

Mozart: The 5 Violin Concertos |2CDS|

Itzhak Perlman, Violin

James Levine, Conductor

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Release Date: July 18, 1995

Deutsche Grammophon