About Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart
Wikipedia Biographical Summary:
"...Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (26 July 1791 – 29 July 1844), also known as F. X. Mozart, W. A. Mozart Son, or Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jr., was the youngest child of six born to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his wife Constanze. He was the younger of his parents' two surviving children. He was a composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher..."
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart was born in Vienna, five months before his father's death.
"...Like his father, he started to compose at an early age. "In April 1805, the thirteen-year-old Franz Xaver Mozart made his debut in Vienna in a concert in the Theater an der Wien..."
"...After two years in Burshtyn, he moved to Lemberg where he spent more than 20 years teaching..."
"...In 1838, he left for Vienna, and then for Salzburg, where he was appointed as the Kapellmeister of the Mozarteum. From 1841, he taught the pianist Ernst Pauer. He died on 29 July 1844 in the town of Karlsbad, where he was buried.
"...He never married, nor did he have any children. His will was executed by Josephine de Baroni-Cavalcabò, the dedicatee of his cello sonata and a longtime patroness...."
"...The shadow of his father loomed large over him even in death. The following epitaph was etched on his tombstone:
"May the name of his father be his epitaph, as his veneration for him was the essence of his life." ..."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 9 August 2011, 20:37 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Franz_Xaver_Wolfgang_Mozart&oldid=443932574> [accessed 20 August 2011]