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Today in WMH: The Doctor Advised Against It

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4/12 Today in Weird Music History: 1826.   Carl Maria von Weber’s Oberon was premiered in London to great critical acclaim and financial success.  Weber took on the commission and traveled to London against his doctor’s counsel, however.  Within two months, he would be dead, never to see his homeland again.  Another in a series of warnings to consider health over wealth.

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