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Michael Smith
1177194.  Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:58 am Reply with quote

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Schubet a pall-bearer at Mozart's funeral? I don't think so: Mozart died five years before Schubert was born!

 
PDR
1177204.  Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:33 am Reply with quote

Schubert was always a strong and precocious baby, obviously...

PDR

 
Wirish
1177205.  Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:36 am Reply with quote

He was though a torch bearer at Beethoven's funeral (source Wikipedia and the Telegraph

 
PDR
1177209.  Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:43 am Reply with quote

Ah, that explains it. According to the Da Vinci Code Mozart and Beethoven were one and the same person - Mozart switched identities to avoid paying supertax.

PDR

 
Wirish
1177210.  Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:46 am Reply with quote

That explains why Mozart was killed off earlier, he liked the idea of becoming a deaf composer more and did not want to have to remember whether or not he was supposed to hear people when one of his names was called out, simpler to remember to just ignore the sound of everyone.

 

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