Music lovers across the globe celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the world's greatest composers. A child prodigy, he wrote his first work at age five and composed his first symphony aged eight. On his death, aged only 35, he left a legacy of over 600 works including 41 symphonies, 27 piano concertos and 19 operas. Graphic shows factfile of Mozart's career.
PUBLISHED: 25/1/2006; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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Mozart anniversary factfile