In 1762, Mozart went to the Austrian court, where he meet the royal family, including Marie Antoinette, and played for them. The story of Mozart proposing to the young archduchess…

A Letter To The Dauphin Louis

As Marie Antoinette left Vienna, her mother, the Empress Maria Theresa decided to write a letter to her son-in-law, the dauphin Louis: Your bride, my dear dauphin, has just left…

Maria Theresa Of Austria

In his book, Joseph II: In the shadow of Maria Theresa, Derek Beals thus describes the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa: Maria Theresa was decidedly less attached of the old etiquette…