Mozart's Mysterious Death

The mystery shrouding Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's death is 200 years-old. The legendary composer died in Vienna at the age of 35, and the theories surrounding his untimely death include: murder by a rival, suicide, rheumatic fever, overdose of mercury salts, and undercooked pork chops. So, what happened? A professor from University College London thinks he might've discovered the most plausible hypothesis. Learn more in the following video.

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Written by Curiosity Staff March 9, 2017

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