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News 2016: (DE) DW Article: "Beethoven overtakes Mozart as most popular composer" (by Rick Fulker, 29 March 2016)

Contributed by admin on Apr 03, 2016

From a recent post on the DW (Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster)

"How many of Beethoven's works can you recognize? According to a 170,000-vote survey, the composer is now more popular than his predecessor Mozart - in part, thanks to cinema. ...

In the Classic FM Hall of Fame Chart, founded by the British broadcaster in 1996, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has always marked up the highest number of favorite works - until now. The results of the most recent survey were announced on Monday (28.03.2016). With 16 of the 300 most popular works having come from his pen, Mozart  ..."

Visit the DW website to read the full article and results of this revealing survey.