Researchers on the quest to find what Mozart really looked like. What does the famous Austrian classical music composer known as Mozart actually look like?There are several portraits of him, but there has been doubt and speculation regarding the authenticity of the portraits. The International Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg, Austria is displaying an exhibit that explores the many faces of Mozart, and the controversy behind the portraiture that depicts him. There are fourteen versions of Mozart’s likeness that are known to exist in different mediums…such as oil paintings, engraving and medallions. Back in 1924, the Mozarteum bought a portrait that they thought was Mozart as a child, because of an inscription on the painting. It turned out that the inscription had been added later and the portrait was not Mozart. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in January of 1756. He became a child music prodigy, playing multiple instruments and composing many famous works of music.He began performing music publicly and writing music when he was only 6 years old. He is known for writing a variety of different kinds of music including operas, sonatas, symphonies and musical comedies. He wrote over 600 pieces of music in his lifetime of only 35 years.