: But, unlike I'll wager, the Jackson devotees, I cannot tell you Mozart's
: favorite color, whether his socks match, or the brand of toothpaste he used.
: My appreciation of the product does not translate to idolization of the
At the time Mozart was alive, he had much the same type of notoriety nd
idolization as a modern pop or rock star.
So, to complete your analogy, in a hundred years or two, people may be
listening to Jackson's work without caring all
that much about the details of his life. Sounds about right.
-- Andy Barss