The Mozart family

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The world-famous composer was born in 1756 in Salzburg and was baptized as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus. He later called himself Wolfgang Amadé Mozart. Amadé is the Latin version of Theophilus. Both have the meaning love of god. Today he is known as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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His Parents:

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Johann Georg Leopold Mozart. He always went by the name Leopold.

Anna Maria Walburga Mozart, neé Pertl

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His sister:

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Maria Anna Walburgis Ignatia with the nickname “Nannerl”.

She was also a talented pianist, but never became famous. Nannerl married Johann Babtist Franz von Berchtold zu Sonnenburg. They had three children.

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Leopold Alois Pantaleon

Johanna Maria Anna Elisabeth called Jeanette

Maria Barbara called Maria Babette


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His wife and children

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In 1782 he married Constanze Weber. They had 6 children together. Only two of them survived their childhood.

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Raimund Leopold

 Mozarts sons Karl and Franz Xaver

Karl Thomas

 

Johann Thomas Leopold

 

Theresia Constanzia Adelheid Friedericke Maria Anna

 

Anna Maria

 

Franz Xaver Wolfgang

´Only Karl and Franz survived. Both were musicians and both died without issues.

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Other relatives:

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Maria Anna Thekla called “Bäsle”

She was his favorite cousin.

 

 

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3 thoughts on “The Mozart family

  1. Tekla was my great-grandma’s name. It was fairly popular in the Austro-Hungarian empire during the turn of the 20th-century.

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