Death Of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died on 5 December 1791 at the age of 35, following a short illness.
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... the time, it was impossible to determine what specifically had caused the composer's death ... In the parish register, the entry concerning Mozart's death states he died of "severe miliary fever" – "miliary" referring to the appearance of millet-sized bumps on the skin, but not naming the actual disease ... theorizing rumor addressing the cause of Mozart's death was that he was poisoned by his colleague Antonio Salieri ...
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