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'Mozart: The Man Revealed' explores a life infused with as much drama as any opera

He had a domineering father, used filthy language, and had a penchant for behaving inappropriately. Over the years, his conceit and egotism would cause a string of problems in his personal and professional life. And no, we're not referring to any politician of either party. We’re talking about Mozart.

That’s correct. The man considered the most gifted composer in the history of Western classical music possessed an array of off-putting personal qualities, including a lifelong inclination to engage in “bathroom humor,” the details of which cannot

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