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In the News: Mozart Discovery

Original Mozart Music Discovered in Nantes, France

Staff of a Library in Nantes, France discovered the draft of an unknown original piece by Mozart. According to Ulrich Lesinger, head of research at the International Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg, Austria, the handwriting gives away its famous author. “There’s no doubt that this is an original piece handwritten by Mozart.”

Mozart’s preliminary draft consists of a melody sketch and was discovered in the library’s archives.

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Posted by on September 18th, 2008

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