Mozart, a Man Misunderstood
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 870 , Segment 1
Episode: Mozart, a Man Misunderstood
- Feb 12, 2021 7:00 pm
- 35:30 mins
Some might think of Mozart as a tragic what-if, a prodigy who died too soon. Some may see him as a tortured genius. Not Jan Swafford. His new biography on Mozart insists that he lived a robust, happy life as he dazzled crowds, beginning at age five until his untimely death at 35. Guest: Jan Swafford, composer, columnist for "Slate," commentator on NPR and the BBC, and author of "Mozart: The Reign of Love"