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Beyond the armless pianist, the violinist with only one hand

A reader has drawn our attention to the extraordinary Adrian Anantawan, a Canadian violinist who was born without a right hand. He is currently performing as a soloist and chamber musician and pursuing a degree in education at Harvard. Itzhak Perlman says of him: “He is a very sensitive player, and while he has a disadvantage when [...]
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Shira Lazar: Interview With George Dennehy, 18-Year-Old Armless Guitarist on YouTube (VIDEO)

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (3 years ago)

While 18-year-old George Dennehy was born armless, he isn't letting that stop him from pursuing his dreams and sharing his passion with the world. Read Post

‘I told my pianist many times how much I loved him’

Music / Classical : Slipped Disc (2 years ago)

A tribute to Noel Lee, who died today, by the Norwegian violinist Ole Böhn. Noel Lee was a musician’s musician. Born in China to American parents, he served in the US army in the Second World War and studied at Harvard University be... Read Post

Sad news just in: prominent London leader dies

Music / Classical : Slipped Disc (3 years ago)

I have just heard from the pianist Alberto Portugheis that the graceful violinist José Luis Garcia has died in London after a long illness. He was, for many years, the leader and soloist of the English Chamber Orchestra, named on ma... Read Post

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