Music: Salzburg, 1937

Because it is full of salt, the Alpine town that grew up around the oldest abbey in Austria was called Salzburg. In the Middle Ages Salzburg was nicknamed the German Rome, and thousands of pilgrims flocked to the tremendous pageants which Princes of the Church put on there every year. In 1842 Salzburg held its first music festivals in honor of Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salzburg's most famous son. Later Mozart festivals were meagrely attended, poor things after the city's golden past. Hardly anybody visited Salzburg except hunters and fishers who climbed...

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