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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

(1756—1791) Austrian composer

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(b Salzburg, 27 Jan. 1756; d Vienna, 5 Dec. 1791)

Austrian composer. He wrote the music for Noverre's Les Petits Riens (Paris, 1778) and wrote many dances and sets of dances. His concert music has also been used by many choreographers, including Balanchine (Symphonie Concertante, 1945; Divertimento No. 15, 1956), Arpino (Secret Places, 1968), van Manen (Quintet to Adante, 1991), Kylián (Six Dances, 1986; Petite Mort, 1991), and Morris (Mozart Dances, 2006).

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