Friday, January 27, 2006
BBC NEWS | Entertainment | World celebrates Mozart's genius:
"Celebrations marking the 250th birthday of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart are being held around the world.
Many of the events are centred on his birthplace in Salzburg, and Vienna, where he died at the age of 35.
In Salzburg, visitors were treated to an all-Mozart gala concert, and there was a big street party with wine and a huge birthday cake.
Dedicated recitals are being staged in Moscow, Prague, London, Tokyo, Havana and New York among many other citie"