Musicians with hearing loss

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Musicians with hearing loss have a range of experiences, as illustrated by these articles from April featuring a composer, DJ, music writer, and pianist. »

Music’s Communicative Force

In this moving excerpt from Gerald Shea's new book, Song Without Words, he plays Schumann's Scenes from Childhood without hearing the high notes. »

Music and Lyricals in Song without Words

Music is the heart of the deaf, says Gerald Shea, after discovering he has been living with a hearing loss for years, in his new memoir, Song without Words. »

Hearing Loss at the Opera

The opera singer Ben Luxon denied his hearing loss until he couldn’t anymore. An exclusive excerpt from Katherine Bouton's new book, Shouting Won't Help. »

Top 5 on Music and Hearing

“She could feel the bass thumping in her throat. Cocktail glasses bounced. Heavy vases shimmied along surfaces to the beat.” This and more in our February news roundup on hearing loss and music. »

An Incredibly Deaf Musical Probes Hearing Loss

An Incredibly Deaf Musical Probes Hearing Loss

In this interview, Jay Alan Zimmerman opens up about his experience with hearing loss and how it drove him to create, produce, and perform in a musical. »

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Broadway’s Beethoven Composes Despite Hearing Loss

Known as Broadway's Beethoven, Jay Alan Zimmerman still composes despite having a profound hearing loss that leaves him deaf to all sounds above middle C. »

Composer Notes: Beethoven’s Hearing Loss

Composer Notes: Beethoven’s Hearing Loss

Beethoven's hearing loss, although it occurred in 18th century Vienna, came with embarrassment, secrecy, and stigma that are still familiar to many today. »

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