This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Salieri - This character was once famous and celebrated, but fortune has frowned.
Katherina Cavalieri - By the end of the play, this once desirable singer with a liking for feathers has put on weight.
Joseph II, Emperor of Austria - This brother of Marie Antionette does not have an ear for complex music, according to Salieri.
The Venticelli ('Little Winds') - Characters who provide information and make comment at various points in the play.
Count Johan Kilian Von Strack - This member of the Emperor's court is often shut out...
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