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«Once Johannes Brahms played a delicious prank on his friend Gustav Nottebohm, a prominent Beethoven scholar.
Brahms created, with the most painstaking possible realism, a counterfeit page from a Beethoven sketchbook.
He then paid Nottebohm’s butcher to wrap the scholar’s usual order of sausage and cheese in this paper. »
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