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    Fast Facts: Sept. 15

    Marcel Marceau’s greatest-hits album consisted of 40 minutes of silence, followed by applause.

    More than 2.2 million Americans play the accordion.

    There are more bagpipe bands in the United States than there are in Scotland.

    When he needed inspiration, Ludwig van Beethoven poured water on himself.

    Mozart wrote a piano piece that required the player to use both hands and his nose.

    Sixty-one percent of Americans like to hear music when put on hold. Twenty-two percent prefer silence.

    The original jukeboxes came with earphones, only one person could listen at a time.

    There are 158 verses in the Greek national anthem.

    Singer Wayne Newton is a descendant of Pocahontas.

    No one knows exactly where Mozart is buried in Vienna.

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