Wednesday, 2 September 2015

In memory of a beloved, brilliant mind: Oliver Sacks

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"I haven’t heard of a human being who isn’t musical, or who doesn’t respond to music one way or another. I think we are an essentially, profoundly musical species. And I don't know whether - for all I know, language piggybacked on music." - Dr. Oliver Sacks, Columbia University 2006.

An English neurologist, famed author and skilled pianist, Dr. Oliver Sacks was a compassionate writer and doctor with a love for music and science. Fascinated by music, mysteries of the mind and the human condition, he wrote best-selling case histories of his patients’ disorders. 

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