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Fountain to Mozart's mother
St. Gilgen
In front of the Mozart Memorial House, there is a small, inviting garden with a charming fountain by Toni Schneider Manzell, depicting Mozart's mother as a small girl.
 
 
Mozart Fountain on the Mozartplatz
St. Gilgen
The fountain on the Mozartplatz in St. Gilgen shows the young Mozart playing the violin, surrounded by birds spouting water. The fountain, which dates back to 1926, is the work of the Viennese art nouveau sculptor, Karl Wollek.
 
 
Parish Church
St. Gilgen
The marriage of Mozart's grandparents took place in the parish church of St. Aegidius and his mother, Anna Maria Walburga Pertl, was christened there on the same day as she was born (25 December, 1720).
Mozart's sister Nannerl married Johann Baptist Berchtold zu Sonnenburg there on 23 August 1784, and Mozart's grandfather and his brother-in-law are buried there.
Open daily from 8:00 a.m. until approx. 7 p.m.
 
 
Post Inn
Lofer
Former house of the local judge of Lofer Johann Chrysostomus Wenzel von Helmreich zu Brunnfeld.
 
 
The former district court
St. Gilgen
The Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, Graf Anton von Harrach, charged Mozart's grandfather Wolfgang Nicolaus Pertl with building the old courthouse, a commission fulfilled between 1719 - 1720. From 1716 - 1724 he held the office of Rechtspfleger (local judge) in St. Gilgen.

Mozart's mother, Anna Maria Walburga Pertl, was born there on 25 December 1720. In 1724, her father died and the family moved to Salzburg, where she married Leopold Mozart, a native of Augsburg, in 1747.

In 1784, Mozart's beloved sister Maria Anna Ignatia, known as "Nannerl", and her husband move into the house where her mother had been born. "Nannerl" - herself a great musical talent - married a successor to her grandfather's office, the judge Johann Baptist Berchtold zu Sonnenburg. Nannerl lived in St. Gilgen until her husband's death in 1801. On the street side of the memorial house is a relief of Mozart's mother and Nannerl by the sculptor Jakob Gruber, which was unveiled in 1906.

Hours
June 1 until September 30,
Tue to Sun, 10-12 and 2-6

Special
"In Sound and Pictures"
"The Mozarts and St. Gilgen" at St. Gilgen's Museum of Musical Instruments (Aberseestrasse 11, Tel. +43-6227-8235).

Admission Prices
Adults EUR 1
Children EUR 0.50
Group Rates:
(10 or more people) EUR 0.50
 
Contact & Information
Partner Organisation
Kulturabteilung des Landes Salzburg
Franziskanergasse 5 a
Postfach 527
5010 Salzburg
Tel: +43 (0)662/8042-2530
Fax: +43 (0)662/8042-2919


http://www.salzburg.gv.at/kultur
E-mail: maria.honsig@salzburg.gv.at
Touristische Info Salzburger Land
Salzburger Land Tourismus GesmbH.
Strategic Planning and Product Development
Wiener Bundesstrasse 23
A-5300 Hallwang bei Salzburg
Tel: +43 (0)662-66 88-00
Fax: +43 (0)662-66 88-66
Tourist Info: +43.662.6688-0
http://www.salzburgerland.com
E-mail: info@salzburgerland.com
 

Mozarts Journeys

  • 1st Journey: Salzburg to Munich
    1762 - 1762 Map
  • 1st Journey to Vienna
    1762 - 1763 Map
  • 3rd Journey: Paris to London
    1763 - 1766 Map
  • 2nd Journey to Vienna
    1767 - 1769 Map
  • 1st Journey to Italy
    1769 - 1771 Map
  • 2nd Journey to Italy
    1771 - 1771 Map
  • 3rd Journey to Italy
    1772 - 1773 Map
  • 3rd Journey to Vienna
    1773 - 1773 Map
  • 2nd Journey to Munich
    1774 - 1775 Map
  • Journey to Paris
    1777 - 1779 Map
  • Journey from Munich to Vienna
    1780 - 1781 Map
  • Journey to Salzburg
    1783 - 1783 Map

Mozart events

  • St. Gilgen
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  • City of Salzburg
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  • Lofer
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