A nton Bruckner’s cloistered upbringing in the Augustinian monastery of Sankt Florian would seem to have fitted him for a lifetime of refection, emotional calm, and most of all sobriety. Yes, he had a thing for young girls, but that was less about embracing a racy lifestyle and more about wanting to be sure he married a virgin.

Anton Bruckner

There are occasional hints that Bruckner liked a dram...

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