Photograph of Mozart’s Widow —
Status: Probably a hoax Last week the London Times
printed a photo that, so it claimed, was the only known photograph of Mozart's widow (Constanze), taken in 1840 at the home of Swiss composer Max Keller when she was 78 years old. (She's supposedly the woman on the far left.) However, the photo has generated controversy online, where a number of scholars have labeled it a hoax.
The Sounds & Fury blog
cites Agnes Selby, author of a biography of Constanze Mozart
, who writes that: this…