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Mozart Minute: Little Wolfgang Hits the Road (Cha-Ching)

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
May 23, 2014

Wolfgang and Nannerl Mozart’s father, Leopold Mozart, was himself a professional musician, and famously promoted his children’s prodigious musical gifts.

Mozart Minute: Wolfgang the Wunderkind Takes Down the Naysayers

portrait of Mozart wearing a bright red coat
Catch The Mozart Minute Fridays at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:30AM
March 28, 2014

Even today, more than 200 years after Mozart’s death, his astonishing genius is still difficult to believe. Imagine encountering Mozart the boy wonder in a world that had never, well, seen a Mozart.

Two English Ladies and the Holocaust

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The true story of Ida and her sister Louise Cook, two English ladies of very limited means who had a life-long passion for opera.
4:03PM
August 24, 2009

Safe Passage, the true stories of Ida Louise Cook, is a terrific read. The book mixes opera and international travel in an era of great artists with intrigue, guts, intestinal fortitude and unselfishness.