Mozart's Requiem: left unfinished
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Mozart: 15 facts about the great composer
5. Mozart's Requiem: left unfinished
Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D minor was composed in 1791 and was left unfinished at the time of his death. Mozart composed his Requiem with the belief it was for himself. The work was commissioned by an anonymous nobleman, who had intended to pass off the work as his own.