On This Day (January 27)…Happy Birthday, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

The composer and musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this day in 1756 in Salzburg. Mozart at the age of fourteen. Retrieved from here. Mozart is emblematic of classical music, plain and simple. From his days as a child prodigy touring the court circuit in Europe on, he was known as one of the … Continue reading On This Day (January 27)…Happy Birthday, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

On This Day (January 1)…Rest In Peace, J.C. Bach

The composer Johann Christian Bach died on this day in 1782. He was forty-six years old. Johann Christian Bach as painted by Thomas Gainsborough in 1776. Retrieved from here. Inevitably, Johann Christian Bach’s legacy is lost in the shadow of his father, Johann Sebastian Bach. That unfair to J.C., who was a noted composer and … Continue reading On This Day (January 1)…Rest In Peace, J.C. Bach