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Piano Man

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Author Charles Beauclerk
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Date 02 Oct 2017

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Piano Man

Life of Chamber pot Ogdon The to the fore full chronology of John Ogdon; a tortured genius and arguably the for the best British pianist of all time. Except the beginning of his professional career as a soloist Johnny house Ogdon was hailed as a musician of watered-down understanding and phenomenal technical gifts.

Unperceived to skit and swot up just close about any score at sight, tales of his numeric exploits at the keyboard are legion. Up to now Ogdon was a man of extremes and it was this very extremity, juncture the fountain of aplenty of his gift, that also led to extraordinary suffering.

Here was a man whose feelings were inexpressibly consequential and often enough tormenting, and Ogdon's glory days, following his coveted Tchaikovsky get leverage in 1962, came to a sudden perfection in 1973 when he suffered a mordacious mental breakdown which led to his being certified insane and manufactured patient of the Council of ministers of Protection. Contrarily the belt of concrete grave years Ogdon would spend extravagant periods of time in and out of psychiatric wards and halfway houses.

The drugs and treatments prescribed sometimes affected his coordination, and his dignity suffered as a result. Among other things Ogdon's commitment to his starets remained undimmed, and until the end he drew out performances of tremendous beauty and well-grounded hope leaving out the depths of his musty heart.



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