Classical Classroom Research Presentation: The mysterious mystery of Mozart's death

Mozart's death is still so mysterious over two centuries later, that we couldn't help but do a Research Presentation about it. In this short, Dacia explores why his death is an unsolved mystery, and why we're still so fascinated by it. Intweeged? Hit play to find out more!

Music used in this episode includes:

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's...
    • La clemenza di Tito, K. 621
    • Requiem Mass in D minor K. 626
      • Introitus: Requiem aeternam
      • Sequentia: Lacrimosa dies illa
      • Communio: Lux aeterna

For more information about the Mozart Festival radio series, go to www.themozartfestival.org. Classical 91.7 will be broadcasting the series throughout the month of October. For more information about our broadcast, go to www.classical917.org!

Resources:

"After Mozart’s Death, an Endless Coda" New York Times

"Amazing New Account of Mozart’s Death Disproves False Historical Rumours" PRWeb

"Cause of Mozart's death revealed — 218 years late" Houston Chronicle

"Death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart" Wikipedia

"What Killed 'Em - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart" The Medical Bag