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50 Years in, Fictitious Composer Still Rocks Classical Music World

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We have Professor Peter Schickele to thank for introducing the world to PDQ Bach, the '21st of Johann Sebastian Bach's 20 children.' Schickele has created an entire back-story around the 'forgotten son' of the Bach family, noting how amazing it is that PDQ produced any music at all, since he was lazy, and rarely sober. "He did have a drinking problem," Schickele explained, then corrected himself. "Actually, it wasn't a problem because it didn't...

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