Bernard Chasan writes:
>Add to this the 19th century corporate-conspiracy theory of wine
>laced with lead to make it taste like fine-aged vintages posited by
>Nicholas J. Yasillo and we have ourselves a lead-pipe (I mean lead-cup)
>cinch that Beethoven was lead belly.
Which seems apt, since one can clearly hear LB's "Goodnight Irene" quoted
in the middle of the other LB's string quartet Op. 131...