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Fathers have played an important role in shaping musical history.

Watch Tracing The Trail Of Musical Fathers

June 15, 2012 – Commentator Miles Hoffman introduces a few famous dads whose children became master musicians.


A 1779 portrait of the Mozarts: Nannerl, Wolfgang and their watchful father Leopold.

Watch Picturing Nannerl: A New Film About Mozart's Silenced Sister

August 22, 2011 – A new film joins the pile of ruminations on another very talented Mozart: Wolfgang's sister.

Listen Musical Families For Thanksgiving

November 27, 2008 – Miles Hoffman dishes up music by lesser-known members of the Bach, Mozart and Mendelssohn families.


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