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Composers were just as prone to drug-fuelled excess as their modern rock star equivalents, from alcohol to opium and most things in-between. Discover who did what in our gallery.
Although the popular portrayal of Mozart as an ADHD-suffering extrovert with a penchant for too much champagne and snuff is often exaggerated, it doesn't mean there's not some truth to it. Friends of the composer often spoke of him as always having a glass of punch in his hand.
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