In this sketch, comedic legend Sid Caesar finally discovers that Mozart and Beethoven are dead! Ceasar passed away February 12, 2014, at the age of 91. He was a friend and mentor to Mel Brooks and the two worked together through much of Brooks’ early career. See Brooks talk about Caesar’s genius for comedy in this film excerpt from American Masters Mel Brooks: Make A Noise. Archival footage of Caesar includes his “Boardrooms of Hollywood” skit.