Posts tagged: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

This Week in Biography: From Mozart to Mitty

 From the death of the Salzburg Stallion to the birth of America’s greatest Secretary of Transportation, it all happened on this week in history.

Mozart: This Time It’s Strep Throat That Killed Him

Hoorah! Time for another new cause of death for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.In the past, you may recall, the Salzburg Stallion’s early death has been blamed on military fever, scarlet fever, rheumatic fever, pneumonia, kidney stones, killer composers, and undercooked pork cutlets.