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My great-grandfather used to say to his wife, my great-grandmother, who in turn told her daughter, my grandmother, who repeated it to her daughter, my mother, who used to remind her daughter, my own sister, that to talk well and eloquently was a very great art, but that an equally great one was to know the right moment to stop.  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Source/Notes:
Musician's Little Book of Wisdom (1996) by Scott E. Power, Quote 416.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Source/Notes:
Letter to Leopold Mozart (1787-04-04). As quoted in: "The Mozart - Da Ponte Operas" (Oxford University Press, 1988) by Andrew Steptoe - ISBN: 9780198162216, p. 84

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Born: January 27, 1756

Died: December 5, 1791 (aged 35)

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Musician

Bio: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptismal name Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. He composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers.

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