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    Scientists May Have Found Mozart's Skull

    Have scientists found Mozart's skull? Researchers said Tuesday they'll reveal the results of DNA tests in a documentary film airing this weekend on Austrian television as part of a year of celebratory events marking the composer's 250th birthday.

    More: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060103/...zart_s_skull_4
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    Quote Originally Posted by PrayersForMaura
    Have scientists found Mozart's skull? Researchers said Tuesday they'll reveal the results of DNA tests in a documentary film airing this weekend on Austrian television as part of a year of celebratory events marking the composer's 250th birthday.

    More: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060103/...zart_s_skull_4

    When I first read this headline I thought it said Scientologists. Don't ask me how I got so far off track. But my first thoughts were what are they going to say now... that Mozart was an alien as well? LOL

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    If it is authentic, I'd love to see it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marthatex
    If it is authentic, I'd love to see it.
    why?

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    Curiosity - he was a genius - I want to see if any "brain lines" are on there, or how big the skull was. Of course it may have changed by now.

    I'm a pianist, and I play Mozart Sonatas. Many feel he was the greatest musical genius of all.

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    Wasn't he buried in a mass grave?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyGoatGruff
    Wasn't he buried in a mass grave?
    Yes, in poverty. Were poverty burials in mass graves? Probably so. I wonder why they think it's his skull, then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marthatex
    Yes, in poverty. Were poverty burials in mass graves? Probably so. I wonder why they think it's his skull, then?
    The article explains that this skull has been in a Mozart Museum in Salzburg, Austria for a century. It was claimed to be Mozart's, dug up from a pauper's grave identified by a gravedigger. Comparisons with DNA from Mozart's grandmother and neice should determine if it is really his skull.



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