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29 Jan 2006

Party Rolls on for Die-Hard Mozart Fans

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By WILLIAM J. KOLE [Associated Press, 28 January 2006]

VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- When it comes to parties, apparently there is no such thing as a hangover for die-hard Mozart fans.

After all-night celebrations of the 250th anniversary of his birth, Mozart enthusiasts lined up in frigid temperatures on Saturday for a chance to explore the newly renovated downtown Vienna house where the composer wrote "The Marriage of Figaro," one of his most beloved operas.

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