Mozart The Final Years







"The taste of death is on my tongue.
I feel something that is not from this world."

- W.A.Mozart


Mozart Statue



Whilst still living in Vienna, Mozart returned to German opera, writing ‘Die Zauberflöte’ (The Magic Flute) in 1791.

At the same time, a wealthy nobleman commissioned the writing of a requiem mass.


The mass was to go unfinished.

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On December 5th, 1791 in Vienna, Mozart died at the age of 35.

The cause of his death was sited as "severe miliary fever," however this remains obscured by speculation and myth.

His magnificent 'Requiem Mass in D Minor' would later be completed by his pupil Franz Süssmayr.



Mozart was buried in an unmarked grave in the St. Marx cemetery, Vienna.





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