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Thanks for joining us as we take a little tour of the ghastly and ghoulish side of classical music.

Speaking of cemeteries, if you're interested in classical music, there are some that you want to have on your list.

Green-Wood Cemetery in the Bronx is the permanent residence of Leonard Bernstein and Louis Moreau Gottschalk. Nearby, in Woodlawn Cemetery, you'll find Fritz Kreisler, Victor Herbert, and Duke Ellington. Both cemeteries present concerts regularly.

Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris is the final resting place of Bizet, Chopin (except for his heart), Poulenc and many others in the French musical pantheon.

Chopin, "Funeral March" from Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor

But first place in the cemetery sweepstakes has to go to the Zentralfriedhof, or Central Cemetery, in Vienna. Here you will find the graves of Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms. Then, going down only slightly in the ranks of greatness, you'll also find the Strauss family (Johann Sr., Johann Jr., Eduard, and Josef), Arnold Schoenberg, Christoph Willibald Gluck, and Hugo Wolf. Continuing on you'll also find the piano pedagogue Carl Czerny, the rock musician Falco of "Rock Me Amadeus" fame, and even Mozart's supposed rival, Antonio Salieri.


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