Hannibal Lecter is as loved as he is hated, and from what we’ve seen in the movies and read in the novels, this is understandable, to a degree. Yes, he’s a sociopath. Yes, he has an appetite for human flesh – but does that make him a bad person? His music playlist – never mind how we got our hands on it – reveal the hidden depths of his character.
A brilliant psychologist and a gifted surgeon who catapulted into popular consciousness thanks to the 1991 movie, Silence of the Lambs, Lecter is an intelligent, erudite sophisticate. He once sat on the Baltimore Philharmonic Orchestra board of directors, so he obviously loves classical music. However, Beethoven is not all you will find on his iPod. [Read more…]