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27 Jan 2006

World Honors Mozart on 250th Birthday

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/01/27/ap/entertainment/mainD8FD2KN8C.shtml

Mozart_birthday_small.jpg(AP Photo/Harri Mannsberger)
SALZBURG, Austria, Jan. 27, 2006(AP) It's a birthday bash being heard around the world. The cobblestoned and turreted city of Mozart's birth was the focal point for Friday's 250th anniversary celebrations _ but the sound of the master's music was being heard around the globe.

Orchestras halls and opera houses worldwide planned performances of his works. Piano students scheduled Mozart marathons and puppeteers were planning jubilee performances as hundreds of cities across five continents toasted the musical genius.

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