Thief Boasts That He Has Robbed The Graves Of Famous Composers And Stolen Their Greatest (dental) Works For Macabre …July 10, 2012 – 9:55 am
By Suzannah Hills
PUBLISHED: 21:47 GMT, 3 July 2012
A thug has boasted that he has attacked the graves of two of the world’s many important composers – to rob their dentures.
Slovakian Ondrej Jajcaj confessed to violation in to the tombs of 19th century composers Johann Strauss and Johannes Brahms and extracting their teeth in a video posted on YouTube.
He then goes on to affirm the stolen teeth will turn segment of an muster of hundreds of objects plundered from graves.
Jajcaj suggested his identity on a website where he describes himself as a ‘Freedom Undertaker’ and takes viewers on a debate of important graves in the Viennese Central Cemetery and shows where they have been opened.
In a video Jajcaj gives a debate of his gathering of stolen teeth, claiming: ‘Now, you advance to the leading pedestal. On the tip are the teeth of Johann Strauss Jr. To the left there are dentures of his spouse Adele Strauss.
‘To the right, you have rubber prosthesis of Johannes Brahms. Here, I, as an pledge have managed to erect unlawful chronological gathering of dental works.’
The two composer’s graves were non-stop progressing this year and it was found they were omitted their teeth, both actual and false.
Austrian authorities motionless to demand checks on the graves of other important composers buried in the same cemetery, inclusive Beethoven, Schubert and Schoenberg.
When burial ground officials initial alerted military about the raids, they motionless it was not value questioning and any crime fell outward of Austria’s government of limitations.
The graveyard the composers are buried in is so important it has its own tram, the number 71, for tourists to revisit it.
Johann Strauss II died in 1899 and his dear spouse Adele erected his tombstone in his memory.
His many important works add The Blue Danube, the Kaiser-Walzer and the Pizzicato Polka. Among his operas, Die Fledermaus – The Bat – and Der Zigeunerbaron – The Gypsy Baron – are the many acclaimed by his followers.
Brahms died in 1897. He is regarded as a of the great Romantic composers and is many important for his Wiegenlied, improved well known as Brahms’s Lullaby.
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