Classical 101 Archives For: October 23, 2014

Mozart Minute: Papageno Pranks

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11:00AM
February 7, 2014

It is no secret that Mozart enjoyed a good joke now and then.

A letter he wrote in October 1791 from Vienna to his wife Constanza tells of high jinx he brought about at a performance of his own Singspiel, The Magic Flute.