By Agnes Selby

ISBN-10: 0908031718

ISBN-13: 9780908031719

ISBN-10: 3990121154

ISBN-13: 9783990121153

Constanze, the spouse of Wolfgang Amadé Mozart, was once now not the silly and self-interested person of well known opinion, a lot of that is in keeping with the perspectives of Mozart's father, who believed that his son had selected an irrelevant companion. This strong-minded girl was once, despite the fact that, to be of serious aid to her loved husband. From a relations of comprehensive musicians, she used to be possessed of a good voice and sang in public performances of a few Mozart's works, either prior to and after his demise. She bore him six young children, of whom survived early life. Her enterprise acumen used to be such that when his dying she was once mostly liable for conserving his track earlier than the general public, establishing concert events, securing the actual booklet of lots of his works, together with the Requiem, and buying patronage from the aristocracy. Her moment marriage to the Dane, Georg Nikolaus Nissen, persevered a lifestyles tale that is a wealthy instance of self-sufficiency and competence in an period whilst a girl in enterprise used to be a rarity. Importantly, this ebook restores the popularity of a lady a lot maligned through background. Revised edition

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