Quitting smoking

Subject: “Hans Rott, an Austrian composer, pulled out a gun on the train to keep a fellow traveler from lighting himself a cigar. Brahms, Rott claimed, had laced the coach with dynamite! It would be funny, had it not been so tragic. Fourty-four months later, on June 23 1884, after confinement in the state asylum of Lower Austria and several suicide attempts, Hans Rott—aged twenty-six—died of tuberculosis.” (from the article)

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