The musical genius who died young, depriving the world of future glories. In this revelatory biography John examines the myths and misunderstandings surrounding the world’s best-loved composer.

Through trials and tribulations, success and setback, John reveals the real Mozart – blessed with an abundance of talent yet sometimes struggling to earn a living. His mischievous nature and earthy sense of humour, his ease and confidence in his own incredible abilities; these were traits that never left him.

Mozart’s music has brought comfort to countless generations. His life, though brief, is no less fascinating.