There's nothing better than a good story. The history of classical music is chock full of them. In the spirit of Halloween, I'm delighted to share with you 5 of my favorite tales related to the death (or after-life) of composers. These range from the stubborn to the eerie to the just plain bizarre, arranged in ascending order.
5. Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687). We've heard the warning about not shooting ourselves in the foot. Perhaps we should also take care not to stab ourselves in the foot.