The war took the lives of about 17 million soldiers and an even greater number of civilians, who died as a result of bombings, starvation, and deliberate campaigns of mass murder. The war also ushered in the atomic age and was quickly followed by the collapse of the wartime alliance between the United States and the Soviet Union and the beginning of the Cold War. The peace settlement ending the war, which stripped the Central Powers of territory and arms and required them to pay reparations, left lasting bitterness in Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Turkey. The peace treaty also disappointed two of the victors, Italy and Japan.
As children, both were considered gifted musical prodigies and their father, Leopold, arranged tours to display their talents to the masses in the grandest capitals of Europe. Both children could play the most challenging pieces and could compose into notes any song they heard. They enjoyed a pleasant childhood, indulging their musical creativity and creating their own childish kingdom.
At a concert, when he announces that the piece he has just played was written by his sister, Leopold is incensed.
He orders Nannerl to never compose music again because in the 18th century, women did not become composers. Thereafter, Leopold focused all his attentions on Mozart, not Nannerl.
He refused to allow her to study the violin and composition. Her dreams shattered, Nannerl complies, but falls into a deep depression. Her relationship with Mozart, however, is plagued by years of separation and the preference of their father for his son and not his daughter.
Nannerl struggles not only with the loss of her hopes and dreams, but also with the ever-growing estrangement with her brother and her father who refuses to recognize her talents because of the laws of society which will not allow a woman to enter the wold of musical composition.
Even her choice of suiters were one-by-one turned away by Leopold. Nannerl returned to Salzburg to give birth to her first son and left the newborn there in Leopold's care. Nannerl grew ever more distant from Wolfgang, especially after his marriage to Constanze Weber.
They resumed corresponding briefly after the death of their father, but by then, their affection for each other had all but disappeared and Mozart's brief letters to her dealt almost exclusively with the disposition of their father's estate.
When Wolfgang dies, Nannerl re-awakens to life and makes it her purpose to honor her brother by collecting and assembling all his compositions and erecting monuments to honor his life. She died on October 29,and was buried in St.New content is added regularly to the website, including online exhibitions, videos, lesson plans, and issues of the online journal History Now, which features essays by leading scholars on major topics in American history.
Here are answers to some of the questions visitors have asked about Women's History. A woman's lifestyle magazine, Sasee celebrates women as dynamic individuals who live a life of many roles.
Sasee sees women as complex, busy, smart, funny, all encompassing, and most of all ever-changing. We are here to share, empower, applaud, grieve, love and learn with you. It's all about women. It's all about you. The Official U.S, Signal Corp photos taken by S/Sgt.
William Heller of the 3rd Signal Company, 3rd Infantry Division, during World War II. Maria Anna Mozart, beloved nicknamed Nannerl, was the elder and only sister of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
As children, both were considered gifted musical prodigies and their father, Leopold, arranged tours to display their talents to the masses in the grandest capitals of Europe.
Both children could. World War II changed the traditional gender role of women, and shaped women’s lives today. It wasn’t until recently that women began to gain equal rights as men and seem as an equal. Traditional role of women is to be domesticated, be a good wife, bore children, and stay home to cook and clean.