Young Mozart meets young Goethe, Frankfurt.

Young Mozart meets young Goethe, Frankfurt.

In the first of many ‘command performances’, in Frankfurt the father of the German poet and thinker, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, invited the two prodigies to perform for him, paying Leopold four gulden and seven kreuzers for the privilege. Goethe would many years later recall “the little fellow with his wig and his sword”.

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