“Come here and sit with us. I rinse something on the squeeze.” Zita Müller grabs the accordion and plays one of her pieces. “I’m not Melissa Naschenweng, but it’s enough for entertainment. I never had any lessons, I learned everything by ear,” says the senior manager of the Ponderosa inn in Klagenfurt. When the 90-year-old is not playing with her “slightly older harmonica” (the instrument is 140 years old, note), she writes poems tailored to her guests. And when she’s not rhyming, she’s working in the kitchen. “I peeled 15 kilos of potatoes today. There is potato salad and I like to help my son,” she says, patting Ponderosa owner Wilhelm Müller.