A Little Known Fact About Mozart

In which we find out the truth about a composer

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky https://www.znmeb.mobi
2010-04-01

The composer we know today as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wasn’t born with that name.

He was actually born Bob Mozart. One day, when he was in junior high, he came home and told his parents he had had enough of school and was going to go run with the wolves.

Well, as you can imagine, they were furious! His father screamed, “A wolf gang? For the love of God!”

And it stuck.

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Borasky (2010, April 1). Borasky Research Journal: A Little Known Fact About Mozart. Retrieved from https://www.znmeb.mobi/posts/mozart/

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@misc{borasky2010a,
  author = {Borasky, M. Edward (Ed)},
  title = {Borasky Research Journal: A Little Known Fact About Mozart},
  url = {https://www.znmeb.mobi/posts/mozart/},
  year = {2010}
}