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Mozart’s childhood violin heads to China

VIENNA: The violin that Mozart used as a child left Friday for a state visit by Austrian government members to China, where a seven-year-old girl will play it for Chinese President Xi Jinping. The girl, Anna Caecilia Pfoess, "will accompany us... as a musical ambassador and represent Austria as a land of culture," Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said. "She will do it quite brilliantly, I am sure," Van der Bellen told reporters before the 200-strong delegation of politicians, business people and others…