Mozart – Aria: “Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben” from the Opera Zaide

Aria: “Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben” from the Opera Zaide Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Born in Salzburg in 1756; died in Vienna in 1791) In 1778 Austrian Emperor Joseph II began setting up a new opera company called Nationalsingspiel (“National Singspiel”) to produce German operas.  Vienna, at the time, was still filled with Italians, and except […]