Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Mozart's No. 1 Fan

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Franz Schubert by Wilhelm August Rieder (1875) Wikimedia Commons

The young Franz Schubert wrote in his diary: "O...immortal Mozart! What countless impressions of a brighter life you've impressed upon our souls!" So, when Schubert borrowed one of Mozart's tunes and used it for his own symphony, was it a tribute? Music by Mozart's No. 1 fan, on Wednesday's Performance Today. Jade Simmons guest-hosts.