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Move Salieri's Body to Italy?

Posted at 1:08 PM on February 1, 2013 by Rex Levang

You may remember Antonio Salieri as the composer who, in the fictionalized world of Amadeus, was the secret rival of Mozart. Fiction aside, the real-life Salieri was an Italian composer who made his career in Vienna, where he died and is buried.

But now, say some in Italy, it's time for his remains to come back home.