Crossword puzzle on the life and work of Mozart

Good day, dear friends!

I present a new musical crossword puzzle, “The Life and Work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.” Mozart, a musical genius, lived very little (1756-1791), only 35 years, but everything he managed to do during his stay on Earth simply shocks the Universe. You have all probably heard the music of the 40th Symphony, “Little Night Serenade” and “Turkish March”. This and wonderful music at different times delighted the greatest minds of mankind.

Let’s move on to our task. The crossword puzzle on Mozart consists of 25 questions. The level of difficulty is, of course, not easy, average. In order to solve them all, you may need to read the textbook more carefully. However, as always, the answers are given at the end.

Some questions are very, very interesting. In addition to crossword puzzles, they can also be used in competitions and quizzes. In addition to the answers, there is also a surprise waiting for you at the end!

Well, good luck solving the Mozart crossword puzzle!


  1. Mozart’s last work, funeral mass.
  2. During a trip to Italy in 1769-1770, the Mozart family visited the Sistine Chapel in Rome. There, young Wolfgang heard the choral composition of Gregorio Allegri, and after that he wrote down the score of this 9-voice choir from memory. What was the name of this essay?
  3. A student of Mozart, who after the composer’s death completed work on the Requiem.
  4. In the opera The Magic Flute, Papageno, with his acting, bewitched the insidious Monostatos and his servants, who, instead of catching Papageno, began to dance. What kind of musical instrument was this?
  5. In which Italian city did Wolfgang Amadeus meet the famous polyphony teacher Padre Martini and even become a member of the Philharmonic Academy?
  6. For which instrument was Mozart’s famous “Turkish Rondo” written?
  7. What was the name of the good wizard and wise priest, whom the Queen of the Night wanted to destroy in the opera “The Magic Flute”?
  8. Austrian musicologist and composer who was the first to collect all of Mozart’s known works and combine them into a single catalogue.
  9. Which Russian poet created the small tragedy “Mozart and Salieri”?
  10. In the opera “The Marriage of Figaro” there is such a character: a young boy, his part is performed by a female voice, and he addresses his famous aria “A frisky, curly-haired boy, in love…” Figaro… What is the name of this character?
  11. Which character in the opera “The Marriage of Figaro”, having lost a pin in the grass, sings an aria with the words “Dropped, lost…”.
  12. To which composer did Mozart dedicated 6 of his quartets?
  13. What is the name of Mozart’s 41st symphony?
  1. It is known that the famous “Turkish March” is written in the form of a rondo and is the final, third movement of Mozart’s 11th piano sonata. In what form was the first movement of this sonata written?
  2. One of the movements of Mozart’s Requiem is called Lacrimosa. What does this name mean (how is it translated)?
  3. Mozart married a girl from the Weber family. What was his wife’s name?
  4. In Mozart’s symphonies, the third movement is usually called the French tripartite dance. What kind of dance is this?
  5. Which French playwright is the author of the plot that Mozart took for his opera “The Marriage of Figaro”?
  6. Mozart’s father was a well-known composer and violinist teacher. What was the name of Wolfgang Amadeus’s father?
  7. As the story goes, in 1785 Mozart met an Italian poet, Lorenzo da Ponte. What did this poet write for Mozart’s operas “The Marriage of Figaro”, “Don Giovanni” and “They All Are”?
  8. During one of his children’s tours, Mozart met one of the sons of J.S. Bach – Johann Christian Bach and played a lot of music with him. In what city did this happen?
  9. Who is the author of this quote: “Eternal sunshine in music, your name is Mozart”?
  10. Which character from the opera “The Magic Flute” sings the song “I am a bird catcher known to everyone…”?
  11. Mozart had a sister, her name was Maria Anna, but the family called her differently. How?
  12. In what city was composer Mozart born?

Answers to the crossword puzzle on the life and work of Mozart are here!

 Yes, by the way, I remind you that I already have a whole “treasure” of other musical crossword puzzles for you – look and choose here!

As promised, a surprise awaits you at the end – musical, of course. And the music, without a doubt, will be Mozart! I present to your attention Oleg Pereverzev’s original arrangement of Mozart’s “Turkish Rondo”. Oleg Pereverzev is a young Kazakh pianist, and by all accounts a virtuoso. What you will see and hear is, in my opinion, simply cool! So…

V.A. Mozart “Turkish March” (arranged by O. Pereverzev)

Turkish march by Mozart arr. Oleg Pereverzev

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