19 Apr 2006

Vienna's Mozarthaus Offers Visitors Tacky Trinkets, Boring Tape


mozarthaus_wien_small.jpgBy Larry L. Lash [Bloomberg.com, 19 April 2006]

April 19 (Bloomberg) -- The scaffolding, clouds of dust and hype, and even the initial barrage of tourists have disappeared from Domgasse 5. Finally, after more than two centuries, Vienna has renovated the house where Mozart dwelled during the gestation of ``The Marriage of Figaro'' in the fecund years between 1784 and 1787.