Mozart vs Bach - What's the difference?

mozart | bach |

As proper nouns the difference between mozart and bach

is that mozart is while bach is of english-speakers.

As a noun mozart

is by analogy with , a musical virtuoso.




(en noun)
  • By analogy with , a musical virtuoso.
  • * Sir William Mitchell, The Place of Minds in the World (1933) p. 142:
  • One child is a Mozart with a flying start, while another foots it, and makes little way; but the course is the same, being set by the object.
  • * Joseph Lane Hancock, Nature Sketches in Temperate America: A Series of Sketches and Popular Account of Insects, Birds,... (1911) p. 103:
  • He is a Mozart in the insect world, sending out his strain upon the evening air.
  • * Henry Ward Beecher, Plymouth Pulpit: Sermons Preached in Plymouth Church, Brooklyn (1875) p. 446:
  • [W]e can understand how a father who is a good musician may have a son who is a Mozart —a genius in music...
  • By extension, a virtuoso in any field.
  • * Ryan A Nerz, Eat This Book: a year of gorging and glory on the competitive eating circuit (2006) p. 67:
  • There is a Mozart of competitive eating who is yet to reveal himself.
  • * Victor H. Mair, The Columbia History of Chinese Literature (2001) p. 296:
  • Li Po is the most musical, most versatile, and most engaging of Chinese poets, a Mozart of words.
  • * Lawrence Grobel, Endangered Species: Writers Talk about Their Craft, Their Visions, Their Lives (2001):
  • Joyce Carol Oates has said, "If there is a Mozart of interviewers, Larry Grobel is that individual."
  • * Kathryn Ann Lindskoog, Surprised by C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Dante: An Array of Original Discoveries (2001) p. 116:
  • In contrast, MacDonald's Gibbie is not only a moral prodigy, but also a Mozart of religious sensibility.
  • * Noel Bertram Gerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe: a biography (1976) p. 86:
  • By the same token, Rembrandt resembled Hawthorne, and the architect who had designed Melrose Abbey was a Mozart among architects.

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • Specifically , .
  • Derived terms

    * Mozartkugel


    * Duden, Familiennamen: Herkunft und Bedeutung (Kolheim)




  • (New Zealand, northern) A holiday home, usually small and near the beach, often with only one or two rooms and of simple construction.
  • Synonyms

    * crib (New Zealand)


  • (US) To live apart from women, as with the period when a divorce is in progress (compare bachelor pad).
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