Originally posted on The Other Mozart -- Locked-Out in Minnesota:
From the time of Wolfgang Mozart’s (untimely) death, fascination has swirled about who will be the ‘next’ Mozart. Various proteges, from Mendelssohn to Paganini were touted as possible contenders because of the brilliance and agility of their gifts. Recently, a little girl pianist was apparently being prepped to move into position. However, before long, all of these candidates have seemed to fall short, and the promise fizzled out. How can this be, everyone wonders? There just has to be ‘another’ Mozart sooner or later.
Well, I can comfortably tell you that, no, that will not happen. There will never be another Wolfgang Mozart. Why Gd would want to put another one on the earth after how badly Wolf was treated, one can hardly imagine. For one of the secrets about the life and death of Wolfgang Mozart, imo, is that he was deliberately deceived, cheated, maligned and then killed. No…
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