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Re: What mistake?

FYI: Uh, actually that was Tom Lehrer, in his introduction to his song on Alma Mahler Gropius Werfel, and as I recall, the quote went like this: "It's people like that who make you realize how little you've accomplished. It is a sobering thought, for example, to realize that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for 2 years."

Kris Shapar

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Elmer Elevator <bobmer@javanet.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 11:52:58 -0500

>How odd that someone might say that Mozart is a 40-year-old-plus taste. I'm
>reminded of Victor Borge's remark: "When Mozart was my age, he'd been dead for
>ten years."