You can't talk about classical music influences without acknowledging the great composer and musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The famed composer completed nearly 30 works before turning 18 and wrapped up his career with "The Magic Flute" and the "Requiem." Mozart's music has influenced audiences young and old and his legacy lives on after 265 years.
January 27th is Mozart's birthday. Celebrate by taking a quiz on his life. Share with friends and classical music lovers to see how you compare!
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