Thursday, October 12, 2006

La Jeune née: Franz Schubert?

This is definitely one for the "things - that - make - you - go - hmmm" file:

"...least one influential 19th-century writer maintained that Schubert resembled a black woman. When Schubert's remains were exhumed in Vienna in 1863, his skull was described by an early biographer as having a "delicate, almost womanly structure" as well as a "Moorish (Negroid) appearance.""

Schubert as a woman? Read the rest here.

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