Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1073 , Segment 2
Episode: Chasing Chopin (originally aired April 12, 2021)
- Jul 5, 2021 6:00 pm
- 19:17 mins
Some might think of Mozart as a tragic what-if, a prodigy who died too soon. Not Jan Swafford. He insists that Mozart 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"