Did salieri kill mozart wolfgang amadeus mozart died at 1 am on 5th december 1791 at the age of 35 for the past two hundred years, mozart’s death has been shrouded in mystery. Illness killed mozart however, the film amadeus popularized mozart's death to be at the hands of the italian composer antonio salieri this theory was first popularized by the russian poet aleksandr pushkin. Did salieri, does the cast of “amadeus” think, really kill mozart having spent so much time with these characters, what answer might they have regarding that age-old mystery. Philadelphia — for more than two centuries, the music of wolfgang amadeus mozart has endured — as has the speculation about what led to his sudden death at age 35 on dec 5, 1791 was the. Despite the alleged envy and resentment, there is no clear motive as to why salieri should be compelled to kill mozart after all, it was salieri, and not mozart, who had been the emperor joseph ii's chief musician.
Even if salieri drove mozart to death it was mozart's own fault to fall into debt, as most people believe he did he lived in a child's world and was unable to grow up enough to take responsiblity for his money as his father was the one that normally did in his young. Salieri did not commission the requiem, nor did he help mozart write it down it was commissioned anonymously by count franz von walsegg, to commemorate the anniversary of his wife's death. Salieri is jealous of mozart salieri knows his music is inferior to mozart he thinks mozart plays the music of godsalieri plans to kill mozart, and then, at the funeral, to play a piece of music composed by mozart. Salieri did not kill mozart the illuminati killed mozart wolfgang amadeus mozart mozart was part of the enlightened classical network of freemasonry which was composed of hermetical ideas and elements that sought to unfold the science of spirit for the greater good of humanity.
After mozart's father dies, salieri begins planning to kill mozart after he has taken credit for his work he disguises himself as a stranger in a mask and costume similar to one he saw his father wear at the party, and asks mozart to write a requiem, giving him a downpayment and the promise of an enormous sum upon completion. The urban legend that salieri killed mozart had its inception within the maestro's lifetime, with rossini daring to joke about it to his face mozart supposedly stated during his terminal illness that he had been poisoned but he was delirious and it is clear that the only poison involved was the alcohol he drank in excess. Much has been written about wolfgang amadeus mozart and his alleged illuminati connection and even possible poisoning, but what is not in doubt, is his musical genius. First: select with your team which role you will play in this investigationtake out a sheet of paper to write your notes on put your name, as well as your role on it next: click on the links listed for your role below to find information copy your questions and their answers onto your notes paper. Within six years of salieri's death, the russian writer pushkin wrote a play, mozart and salieri, which portrayed the danger of envy in 1898, rimsky-korsakov turned pushkin's play into an opera in both, it's suggested that salieri's jealousy of mozart led him to poison the younger composer.
And most importantly, did he kill mozart the answer to all these questions is no salieri was a very gifted composer he did not have the original genius of mozart but then who else did he was a major figure in the development of late 18th-century opera. Indeed, mozart's widow constanze remained on good terms with salieri and sent their son, franz xaver mozart, to him for music lessons he lived on to the ripe old age of 75. It is more likely mozart killed himself, by some deadly cocktail of tuberculosis and cirrhosis, but salieri seems to have killed mozart's art, and for that he feels remorse it is all there in mozart's deathbed scene: the agony of the older rival who hates to lose, who would lie and betray, and yet cannot deny that the young man's music is sublime. In shaffer’s version, although planning to kill mozart and steal his final composition, mozart dies before salieri can finish his plan to steal mozart’s requiem and claim it as his own, thusly.
The legend first entered the public consciousness, in a significant way, with the 1984 movie amadeus in it, wolfgang mozart was killed by his jealous rival, the court composer antonio salieri. Transcript of who killed mozart webquest who killed mozart webquest musicologist what was mozart like as a child and as an adult perfect pitch at age 3 when and where did mozart and salieri meet salieri and mozart met at an opera they both lived in vienna at the same time. Mozart’s wife blamed salieri, and in his later years, suffering from dementia, salieri himself took credit for poisoning mozart this has been discredited as salieri had no reason to murder mozart.
Did antonio salieri really kill mozart most likely no salieri was getting senile in old age and there were rumors that he confessed to killing mozart experts today say there is no evidence that salieri actually confessed to killing mozart and it is likely not true that salieri was involved in mozart's death. Despite denying the allegation, salieri was greatly affected by the accusations that he had contributed to mozart's death and contributed to his nervous breakdowns in later life  beyond the salieri theory, other theories involving murder by poison have been put forth, blaming the masons , jews , or both. Mozart thanks salieri for coming to his opera, and salieri assures mozart that he is the greatest composer known to me suddenly, there comes a pounding on the door mozart is certain that it's his mysterious patron and tells salieri to answer the door and ask him for money.