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Amadeus, a symphony of floral prints and elegance

Amadeus is an exclusive collection and a tribute to the great composers of the history of classical music. It is made of the highest quality Italian fabric, made with natural fibers such as cotton and linen. The prints are floral classics fill with color and elegance.

 

 

 

 

Let’s honor the name of the collection to speak of Amadeus Mozart.

 

Posthumous portrait, work of Barbara Krafft, 1819.

 

This absolute genius was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg (now Austria) in a family of musicians. With only four years old he played the harpsichord and composed small pieces of considerable difficulty. At six he played the harpsichord and the violin brilliantly, he could read music at first sight, he had a prodigious memory and an inexhaustible ability to improvise musical phrases.

 

 

His father Leopold Mozart, believed greatly in the talent of his son, and encouraged him from the beginning to develop it, abandoning most of his professional duties to devote himself exclusively to the musical training of Mozart and his sister Nannerl. According to the first biographers of Wolfgang, his father “wanted to share with the world the miraculous talent of his son …”. When the boy was about to turn six years old, Leopold decided to exhibit the musical gifts of Amadeus and his sister Nannerl before the main courts of Europe. On June 9, 1763 they began a long concert tour that lasted three and a half years, in which the family moved to the courts of Munich, Paris, London, Zurich… During this trip Mozart met a large number of musicians, among whom he met Johann Christian Bach (the favorite son of Johann Sebastian Bach), who became an important influence for the young composer.

 

Watercolor by Louis Carrogis Carmontelle around 1763 showing the Mozart family during his trip: Leopold playing the violin; Wolfgang Amadeus to the harpsichord and Nannerl, singing.

 

Mozart in Verona (oil by Saverio dalla Rosa, 1770).

 

He spent his adolescence and most of his adult life composing. However, the continuous economic difficulties to which he was exposed forced him to take sporadic jobs as an interpreter and teacher. He got a steady job as a composer a few years before he died, in 1787, thanks to the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Joseph II of Habsburg. In thes last years of his life he composed two of his best works: The Magic Flute and Requiem.

 

Mozart in his last year of life portrayed by Johann Georg Edlinger in 1970.

 

Amadeus Mozart died in Vienna on December 5, 1791. In his 35 years of life he composed more than 600 works, some so extraordinary that today he is indisputably recognized as one of the most important musicians in history.