“Arise, Sir Wolfgang”

Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart the youngest knight ever created? And what did the adult knights think of the appointment?!

 Today’s The Australian reports on Vatican documents dating back to 1770 in which Pope Clement XIV awarded Mozart the Chivalric Order of the Golden Spur. More at…

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/the-sweetest-sound-why-the-pope-gave-mozart-a-knighthood/story-e6frg6so-1226115068917

 
Posted on August 15, 2011 @ 12.13
 

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