First of all, the movie Amadeus was released in 1984. It would go on to dominate the Academy Awards, winning 8 categories including Best Actor (F. Murray Abraham), Best Picture, and Best Director (Miloš Forman).
And who can forget Falco’s 1985 smash hit “Rock Me Amadeus”? Whenever I hear the words of Wolfgang, Amadeus, or Mozart, the first thing that pops in my mind is:
“Amadeus Amadeus, Amadeus
Amadeus Amadeus, Amadeus
Amadeus Amadeus, oh oh oh Amadeus”
Anybody else have an earworm now? Your welcome! Here is the #1 smash hit:
Mozart died in 1791 at the young age of 35. But his legacy lives on, and we appreciated it in the ’80s.
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