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News 2015: (US) Huffpost Arts & Culture (US edition): "By The Way, Mozart Had An Equally Talented Sister" (by Lauren Duca, 30 Oct 2015)

Contributed by admin on Nov 02, 2015

"History is made of the stories we tell. Or don't. Such is the tragedy of Maria Anna "Nannerl" Mozart or, as she is referred to in Sylvia Milo's one-woman play, "The Other Mozart."

Growing up, Nannerl was just as skilled as Wolfgang Amadeus. During their childhood, the two toured Europe together to equal acclaim. In some cases, ...

... Nannerl was actually described as the superior musician. But as she grew into a young woman, it was no longer "proper" for her to play. As their father Leopold nurtured Wolfgang's talents and toured with him through Europe, Nannerl was left behind to learn to sew and find a husband. ..."

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