Well Bruckner was born nearby and buried there. Two marks to anyone who got that right.
Anyone else born in Linz? Any other famous names spring to mind? Was this, perhaps, a well-meaning plan to lay local ghosts to rest with a ninth symphony by a nice Jewish boy?
Tell us, Phil. Quick, before they ask you tougher questions in New York. Funny that nobody mentioned Linz in the Carnegie Hall press release.