Mozart was a great writer in a sense. He wrote about 150 letters himself, while he was one of the multiple authors of the other 50 letters, which few people know!

Geneviève Geffray

Meet Geneviève Geffray


Head of the library

Mrs Geffray has been the head of the library and she knows Mozart better as any other person, since she translated his letters from German into French. She has some French Awards such as Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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A visit in the autograph vault with Geneviève Geffray

The autograph vault located in the basement of the Mozart Residence holds the Mozarteum Foundation’s most valuable treasures. More than half of all known documents associated with the Mozart family are kept here, including around 200 Mozart’s original letters, around 300 letters written by his father Leopold and more than 100 original music manuscripts. Nowhere else can one get so close to Mozart as in the autograph vault with its exhibits that highlight special aspects of his personality, music.

Further information

The experience

An experience for 2 people to 10 people • 45 minutes • Available upon booking • From 1000 euros for 2 people • Meeting point: Makartplatz 8, 5020 Salzburg, Austria


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