MOZART AND THE AUSTRIAN FREEMASONS by W.Bro. Martin I.McGregor

Reading Time: 20 minutes Born in Salzburg on 27th January 1756, he was baptized the following day at St. Ruperts Cathedral as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart. Theophilus means ‘beloved of God’ and Mozart later used the Latin form Amadeus, -stylized sometimes as Amade or Amadeo- or the German form Gottlieb. His father, Johann Georg Leopold Mozart was born in Augsburg in Bavaria, where the Mozart family can be traced back to the 14thCentury

Old Style Calendar

Reading Time: 2 minutes Freemasonry’s early history spans the introduction of the Gregorian, or “New Style” calendar. The serious student of Freemasonry must take this into account when comparing dates that span the change point, or appear on documents from different countries. The Gregorian calendar (New Style) The Julian, or Old Style, calendar, instituted by Julius Caesar in 45 … Read more