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Are the alleged remains of Johann Sebastian Bach authentic?

Richard H C Zegers, Mario Maas, A (Ton) G Koopman and George J R Maat
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (4): 213-216.
  • Richard H C Zegers1,2
  • Mario Maas1
  • A (Ton) G Koopman3
  • George J R Maat4

  • 1 Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • 2 University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • 3 Faculty of Creative and Performing Arts, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • 4 Barge’s Anthropologica, Department of Anatomy, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Correspondence: r.h.zegers@amc.uva.nl

Acknowledgements: 

We thank the 12 church organists for their voluntary and enthusiastic cooperation, the hospitals that took their radiographs, and P J M van der Eerden, MD (Department of Radiology, Academic Hospital of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands) for commenting on the radiographs.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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