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  • The Golden-mouthed Hornet (Crabro chrysostomus, LEP.) another burrower in old willow-trees, prefers the

    More Hunting Wasps Jean-Henri Fabre 1869


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  • Joannes Chrysostumus – Mozart's saint's name at baptism. His birthday, 27 January, was also the feast day of St. John Chrysostom. This means that his birthday and saint's day (or "name day") coincided.

    In Austria at this time one's name day was by far the more important, especially since many weren't entirely sure what their exact birthday was, but everybody had a saint's name.

    April 19, 2008