Music: Skull & Bones

When prolific, peace loving Franz Joseph Haydn closed his eyes and died in 1809, all Europe reverently mourned him. In Vienna the admiration of two men expressed itself strangely: a jailer and the secretary of Prince Nicholas Esterhazy, Haydn's patron, bribed a gravedigger to spade open the grave, break the seal of the coffin, hack off for them the dead composer's hulking head.

Next year Austria plans to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Haydn's birth but over his skull & bones a dispute has arisen. All Haydn's bones up to his head are in Eisenstadt...

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