Mozart &
Material Culture


Composer. Deputy maestro di cappella at San Petronio in Bologna, and maestro di cappella from 1756. 

Mozart Relevance

On 30 September 1770, during the annual celebration at San Giovanni in Monte of S Anthony of Padua, Mozart and his father heard a Beatus Vir of Carretti’s composition. While at the festivities, the Mozarts also ran into the English music historian Charles Burney, who had first met Mozart in London in 1764 or 1765.

Date 1
1690-10-19 Bologna
Date 2
1774-07-07 Bologna
Bibliographic Reference
Basso, I Mozart in Italia, 517.