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Mozart - Composing his first two symphonies

Time: Sunday Aug 5, 1764

Place: 180 Ebury Street, London, United Kingdom

Details: Leopold moved his family to recover from a chill and sore throat caught at an open-air concert at the house of the Earl of Thanet in Grosvenor Square, here on 5 August 1764. A blue plaque commemorates their stay. Mozart wrote his first two symphonies, K16 and K19, to keep himself busy.



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