Latest Mozart Stories

2006-01-27 05:35:03

By Michael Roddy SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) - Classical music folklore is full of tales of the understudy stepping in at the last minute to stun the crowd and grab the glory.

2006-01-26 18:36:03

By Michael Roddy SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) - Church bells will ring on Friday to mark Mozart's birth 250 years ago, as his hometown Salzburg throws street parties and stages concerts to lead the world in celebration of a musical genius.

2006-01-25 06:30:00

The hills are alive with the sound of Mozart for his 250th birthday in Salzburg on Friday, and it's music to the ears of businessmen, musicians and tourists alike.

Word of the Day
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.