The most recent additions and revisions are marked with an asterisk (*).


9 Nov. The Mozart family gives a concert in Brussels

5 Mar. Mozart in Paris and his Sonatas, op. 1 (addendum)

9 Apr. An advertisement of Mozart’s Sonatas, op. 1 & op. 2 (K. 6–9)

7 Jun. A Berlin report on the Mozarts in Paris

*21 JanThe earliest known advertisement of the Delafosse engraving of Carmontelle’s 
             portrait of the Mozarts (addendum)

16 Feb
. A Dutch report on Mozart in London (addendum)

28 Feb. A Hummel advertisement for Mozart's op. 2

*13 MarA Concert with Manzoli at Lady Clive’s

*30 Apr.
Elizabeth Harris buys a ticket for a concert by the Mozarts

*10 MayDefending the truth of Mozart’s age

*4 AugA performance by Wolfgang and Nannerl Mozart in Calais

*9–10 Aug
The Mozarts in Dunkirk

18 Sep
. A report of Mozart's performance for Prince William V (addendum)

18 Sep. A report of Mozart's performance in the Hague

1765–1768. The first Dutch edition of Leopold Mozart's Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule (7 documents)

of Leopold Mozart and his children

5 or 6 Nov. Mozart’s organ contest with Bachmann

12 Mar. Mozart conducts Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots (12 Mar 1767)

8 AprReports of Mozart's performance for the Munich court (Nov 1766), and
           Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots (Mar & Apr 1767)

7 Dec. Mozart directs the music at the consecration of the Waisenhauskirche


8 JanMozart in the diary of Veronese painter Giambettino Cignaroli

. Mozart’s Op. 1 & 2 in the sale of the library of the Duc de Chaulnes

Giovenale Sacchi on Mozart the prodigy

14 Sep. Ascanio in Alba in Milan (addendum)

Linley and Mozart as the most promising geniusses of this age (addendum)

Richard Griffith on Mozart as prodigy (addendum)

20 Apr. Mozart's choruses for Thamos, König in Ägypten

17 Jan. Hugh Elliot reports on La finta giardiniera in Munich

Giovenale Sacchi on Mozart in Milan


*24 Dec. Emperor Joseph II and Grand Duchess Maria Fyodorovna wager on the Mozart-Clementi duel

Samuel Wesley gives his opinion of Mozart's music

8 Oct. The Count and Countess of the North at Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Mozart in a musical almanac (addendum)

24 Jan. The premiere of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Strasbourg

23 MarMozart’s academy in the Burgtheater (addendum)

26 Apr. Mozart listed among composers of keyboard concertos for sale

8 May. The premiere of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Warsaw

22 Jun. The premiere of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Bonn

4 Oct. The premiere of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Leipzig

25 Nov. Porwanie z seraju (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) in Warsaw

17 Apr. Announcement of the first performance of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Mannheim (addendum)

5 Nov. Box-office receipts from Die Entführung aus dem Serail in the Kärntnertortheater

Paisiello and Idomeneo

13 Mar. Announcement of a concert of the Tonkünstler-Societät

28 Nov
. A report on the Viennese premiere of La villanella rapita

Nov. Mozart and the Fortepiano

1785–1789Countess Hatzfeld sings Elettra’s “Tutte nel cor vi sento” in Bonn

7 Jan. A report on concerts of the Viennese Tonkünstler-Societät (addendum)

12 JanLa villanella rapita in Vienna

MarIdomeneo at Prince Auersperg’s

23 MarHugo von Hatzfeld writes to Großmann regarding Idomeneo

7 AprMozart’s academy in the Kärntnertortheater (addendum)

3 May. A report on the premiere of Le nozze di Figaro (Münchner Zeitung)

7 May.  A report on the premiere of Le nozze di Figaro (Gazzetta universale)

10 May. A report on the limitation of encores in the Viennese court theaters (Mannheimer Zeitung)

16 May. A report on the reception of Le nozze di Figaro (addendum)

3 JunLe nozze di Figaro at Laxenburg

14 Dec. A piano sonata by Mozart on a concert in Philadelphia

18 Jan. Mozart's invitation to Prague

28 Feb
. Mozart benefit concert in the Kärntnertortheater

Joachim Perinet and “Mozarts Fortepiano”

30 Mar. Mozart piano concerto performed at a concert in Prague

27 Jun. A notice of Leopold Mozart's death

26 Sep. Die Entführung aus dem Serail in a Viennese list of libretti for sale

14 OctLe nozze di Figaro in Prague (addendum)

29 Nov
. Mozart in competition with Martín y Soler

22 Dec. Gluck's pension divided between Mozart and other musicians

A reference to Mozart in Kaffka's Sechs Freyer und keine Braut

A reference to Figaro in the novel Das Leben eines Lüderlichen (spurious document)

Mozart sacred songs for St. Nicholas church in Prague
12 Jan. A Masonic musical academy in Vienna

26 Feb
. Anton Grams advertises Don Giovanni (Bayreuther Zeitung)

22 Apr. Friedrich Himmel performs a Mozart piano concerto in Dresden (addendum)

Early 1788. Mozart conducts Bach's Die Auferstehung and Handel's Judas Maccabeus

18 MayFigaro in Lübeck (spurious document)

11 Aug
Preisler hears Josepha Hortensia Müller play sonatas by Mozart and Auernhammer

17 Nov. Christoph Heinrich Girbert orders Entführung from Breitkopf

21 Mar. A comparison with Mozart in a review of four-hand sonatas by Baron Münchhausen

23 Apr. A name day concert in Vienna with Mozartnewest symphonies

May. Johann Jakob Engel and Mozart in Berlin

29 Aug
A review of the first Viennese revival of Le nozze di Figaro

6 Oct. A piece by Mozart on a concert in New York City

*13 OctA review of the premiere of Don Giovanni in Bonn

28 Oct.
Freystädtler advertises his Die Belagerung Belgrads with an endorsement from Mozart

*14 Nov. The premiere of Die Hochzeit des Figaro in Bonn

28 Nov. Mozart minuets in a collection offered by subscription by Carl Immanuel Engel

A reference to Mozart in KotzebueMenschenhaß und Reue

Mozart in a list of a composers whose music is suitable for practice on the organ

26 Jan. Report of the first performance of Così fan tutte

6 May. Mozart keyboard sonata performed at a concert in Calcutta

*6 & 13 JunThe Keilholz sisters in Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Don Juan in Mannheim

9 Oct. Lausch advertises “Nun liebes Schätzchen” from Der Stein der Weisen

*20 Oct. Mozart performs at a concert in Mainz

*22 Oct. Mozart leads a rehearsal of Die Hochzeit des Figaro in Mannheim

*24 Oct. The premiere of Die Hochzeit des Figaro in Mannheim

3 Nov. Mozart and Sterkel's variations on “Lison dormait”

28 Dec. A newly-invented keyboard instrument that will not go out of tune

An overlooked reference to Mozart in Böcklin's Beyträge zur Geschichte der Musik (addendum)

9 Feb. The Habsburg court and guests attend Le nozze di Figaro (Gazzetta universale)

13 Feb. The Habsburg court and guests attend Der Stein der Weisen (Wiener Zeitung)

[between 12 Mar and 23 Aug]Johann Friedrich Jünger asks Mozart for a keyboard piece

1 May. Schröder and Kotzebue at the premiere of Liebe und Versuchung (Così fan tutte)

10 May. Josepha Beck sings an aria from Die Entführung aus dem Serail for Schröder

May–Jun. Mozart named successor to Hofmann at St. Stephen's Cathedral

23 AugA piano sonata by Mozart in Jünger’s Er mengt sich in Alles

1 OctThe earliest published report on the premiere of Die Zauberflöte

5 OctMozart is awarded the third receipts from Die Zauberflöte

8 Oct. An early report on Die Zauberflöte (addendum)

10 OctMozart mentioned in a review of Sarti’s Le gelosie villane

12 OctReview of Don Juan in the Nationaltheater in Berlin (addendum)

24 OctReference to Mozart in a review of keyboard variations by Joseph Augustin Gürrlich

28 NovOn the reception of La clemenza di Tito in Prague

5 DecMozart as a model for the use of wind instruments

5 Dec. A reference to Mozart’s symphonic minuets

6 Dec. The earliest dated report of Mozarts death

7 & 10 Dec. Two French reports of Mozart's death

12 DecA report of Mozarts death

18 Dec. Elector of Cologne gives Constanze 24 ducats

23 DecA benefit concert in Vienna for Constanze Mozart

23 Dec. A notice of Mozart’s death in Schubart’s Chronik
Dec 1791–Jan 1792. Notices of Mozarts death in various English periodicals

Dec 1791–Feb 1792. Notices of Mozarts death in German newspapers

2 JanMozart in a review of Bibliothek der Grazien, 2. Jahrgang

6 Jan. The earliest known Dutch notice of Mozarts death

31 JanA memorial concert for Mozart in Kassel (addendum)

13 Feb. Review of Mozart's variations, K. 359 & K. 455

19 Feb. A memorial concert for Mozart in Hamburg

19 Feb. A personal response to the Mozart memorial concert in Hamburg and the Symphony in E-flat (K. 543)

5 Mar. Mozart symphonies performed in Berlin concerts

18 MarBernhard Wessely’s cantata Mozarts Urne at a memorial concert for Mozart in Berlin (addendum)

23 JunBernhard Wessely, subscription for Mozarts Urne

7 Aug. Die Zauberflöte in preparation for Frankfurt

SepThe improvement of the orchestra of the Nationaltheater in Berlin under Wessely (with reference to Figaro)

21 Sep
The earliest known performance of Die Zauberflöte outside Vienna

25 Oct. The premiere of Die Zauberflöte in Prague

Nov. Bernhard Wessely reviews Mozart’s Eine machts wie die andre (Così fan tutte)

Mozart comments on “Haydn's” Toy Symphony