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Music was a lifelong passion for Einstein, who began violin lessons at six-years-old. Had he not been a physicist, he said he would probably have earned his living as a musician.

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Comments that have been made over the years about Bach, my favourite Classical composer. Incidentally, one of those quoted is also my favourite interpreter of Bach's keyboard works: Glenn Gould.

Comments that have been made over the years about Bach, my favourite Classical composer. Incidentally, one of those quoted is also my favourite interpreter of Bach's keyboard works: Glenn Gould.

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from the Guardian

The real Rain Man dies of heart attack aged 58

He was also a calendar calculator, and could identify thousands of pieces of classical music after hearing only a few notes.

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