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$250,000 violin gets virtuosos bumped from airline flight, prompts viral video
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KindaScratchy
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from CNN.com

(CNN) -- It's a good thing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart doesn't have an Internet connection. If he could see what happened to Zachary De Pue this week, he might turn over in his grave.

A video is going viral of violin virtuoso De Pue stranded on the tarmac of Charlotte, North Carolina's airport Monday, playing his heart out in indignation -- on a priceless violin.

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When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.

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I thought, Mozart was deceased.  facepalm

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Well, to "turn over in his grave", I don't think anyone was thinking he's still alive?

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