Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a musical prodigy who started learning to play piano at three years old by watching his father teach his sister. By age six, he was composing and performing publicly, travelling and performing with his sister. He was appointed to be a composer for the royal court in Austria. He wrote, operas, symphonies, concertos, chamber music, and sonatas. Famous works include The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, and Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.