Nannerl Mozart was a child prodigy like her brother Wolfgang Amadeus, but her musical career came to an end when she was 18. There are hundreds, and we have them because Nannerl preserved them. I watched this film all in French with English subtitles, but that didn't hurt the quality of the film. I saw Nannerl’s potential, her dreams, her strength, grace and her fight. Cecile Believe (formerly known as Mozart's Sister) is a solo music project of Caila Thompson-Hannant who lives in Montréal, Québec. A little girl could perform and tour, but a woman doing so risked her reputation. “I am writing to you with an erection on my head and I am very much afraid of burning my hair”, wrote Nannerl Mozart to her brother Wolfgang Amadeus. With my braided hair I was called “little Mozart” by my violin teacher, but he meant Wolfi. "Candle to Your Eyes - Shapes and Sizes | Credits", "Mozart's Sister: "Mozart's Sister" | Tracks", "Mozart's Sister interview: "There's some surrender involved in making music." I read Wolfgang Mozart biographies, studied the situation of women and female artists during Mozarts’ time and in different countries, read writings of Enlightenment philosophers, conduct manuals … But the richest source of information came from the Mozart family letters. Many authors have created fictional characters based on Maria Anna Mozart. I never heard that Amadeus had a sister. Classical music The lost genius of Mozart's sister Nannerl Mozart was a child prodigy like her brother Wolfgang Amadeus, but her musical career came to an end when she was 18. For anyone who's been following her work - and for new listeners - Being is Mozart’s Sister expressing macrocosmic ideas about life with panache and abundant hooks. At the Mozarthaus Vienna – Wolfgang’s apartment – on the exit wall, as if by an afterthought, there was a little copy of the Mozart family portrait. The Music Book for Maria Anna “Nannerl” Mozart (compiled by Leopold Mozart in 1759) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s London Sketchbook (1764) are surely established at the very pinnacle of the pedagogic keyboard repertoire, their status secure alongside Bach’s Anna Magdalena Notebook, Schumann’s Album for the Young and Bartók’s For Children. She is believed to have officially adopted the name in place of Mozart's Sister. Mozart's Sister revolves around the story of Nannerl Mozart (Maria Anna Mozart), the older sister of the musical genius that is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart’s older sister, Maria Anna, known as Nannerl, also had extraordinary talent: She performed on the harpsichord and toured with her brother when they were both young. I’ve been touring The Other Mozart for the last two years: this month marks its 100th performance, how fitting that it will take place just a few steps away from where Nannerl performed in London as a girl. Wolfgang Mozart was widely hailed as a child prodigy, playing instruments at the age of four and composing music by the age of five. Through these letters, sometimes only from the replies to her lost letters, Nannerl slowly emerged. There are contemporaneous reviews praising Nannerl, and she was even billed first. D'estate è la vostra voce d'oro vibrante e quieto, e d'inattesi suoni... See more ideas about mozart, mozart's sister, amadeus. 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