Would a university hire Mozart?




I have no idea where the following letter came from. Someone forwarded it to me on email years ago. Now that I’ve found it again, it’s too good not to share. March 15 Dear Dean X: I write in response to your suggestion of an appointment to our faculty for a Mr. W.A. Mozart, currently of Vienna, Austria. While the Music Department appreciates your interest, faculty are sensitive about their prerogatives in the selection of new colleagues. While the list of works and performances that the candidate submitted is undoubtedly a full one, though not always accurate in the view … Continue reading