Strep Throat Killed Mozart, New Theory Argues

Two hundred and fifty years after his birth, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart might be the most known classical music composer, but his legacy is still shadowed by a mysterious death. Buried in an unmarked grave, without a casket or his widow at the funeral, historians don't know exactly what killed the 35-year-old musical genius Dec. 5, 1791. His remains have been lost to history. Eyewitness records written a decade after Mozart's death indicate that the composer was extremely swollen during his...Full Story
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