A Nobel-winning neural scientist, trained as a violinist

Fulsome tributes to Gerald Edelman, a Nobel-winning neuroloscientist who has died aged 84, note that he studied the violin as a boy and wanted to become a professional musician.

Edelman studied with a classmate of Jascha Heifetz’s and discusses those failed aspirations in a fascinating video interview. Click here.

‘In my early adolescence, I had fallen passionately in love with music…’

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