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Synopsis: Mozart & Salieri
Mozart i Salieri
Mozart and Salieri
Salieri, jealous of the success of Mozart, resolves upon poisoning him.
He invites his rival to a meal, during which there is a discussion as to
the possibility of genius and crime being united in one mind. Salieri,
having heard the Requiem that Mozart had composed at the behest of a
mysterious stranger, drops the poison into his glass, and when Mozart
withdraws, indisposed but unconscious of the cause, is plunged into
remorse, fearing that his murderous act may signify that he is himself
synopsis by M. Montagu Nathan, Rimsky-Korsakof, Duffield & Co.,
New York, 1917.
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