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Prodigies and Mature Talent

Lynn Goldsmith, “The Timing of Talent: The Facilitation of Early Prodigious Achievement,” in Michael Howe, Encouraging the Development of Exceptional Skills and Talents, British Psychological Society, 1990, 25-6… 438 more words

Ruggiero Ricci, age 8

Ruggiero Ricci, age 8 (at his first public performance; formal portrait)

David Hertzberg

Ruggiero Ricci, 1918-2012

Ruggiero Ricci, one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century, died a week ago Sunday in his home in Palm Springs. He was 94. 360 more words

Classical Music

Solti 60: Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut

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Finally.

“My long-delayed debut with the Chicago Symphony took place at Ravinia in August 1954, two years later than originally planned. In one of the concerts, the violinist… 311 more words