Monthly Archives: April 2017

What Lay Under the Wig: A Question from a Reader

Haydn wore wigs. We know that. David Wyn Jones writes that he was “certainly” the last great composer to have worn one. Mozart and Beethoven only wore wigs on occasion. But what lay beneath the wig? A shaved head or … Continue reading

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A Crocodile in a Mystery?

Why not? Some years ago, my husband told me about a woman in Southern California who’d been discovered in possession of a Nile crocodile. She’d kept the creature as a pet in her backyard.

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