Mozart’s Assistants (2/2)

Mozart's days were packed with work. How was that to be accomplished? The answer: he had assistants. Two of them remained loyal to him until his last breath. The first article in this two-part series was about Joseph Weigl, a Kapellmeister with whom Mozart liked to rehearse his operas. Today's article focuses on a man who was especially helpful to Mozart in composing.

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A Day in the Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart's days were filled with an absurdly heavy workload. Combined with far too little rest and sleep time, it is hardly surprising that Mozart was in such poor physical shape throughout his life. Find out what a typical day in the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was like in this article.

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Mozart’s Allies in Prague: the Bondini Couple

Sometimes, as an artist, you simply have to know the right people – it was no different in Mozart's day. Many of Mozart's Viennese patrons are still famous today, for example Gottfried van Swieten, a Habsburg diplomat. In Prague, however, Mozart was actively supported by a couple who are hardly ever spoken of today: the Bondinis.

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