Maestro, no longer dying, is 85 todaymain
In the early 1990s, Roger Norrington was told he was dying of a rare and rapid cancer.
Applying genius-level intelligence and a range of naturopathic and untested treatments, he beat it.
When I conducted a Lebrecht Interview with him for the BBC in 2010, his references to alternative medicine were ruthlessly removed.
In this later conversation, we discuss more elevated matters. (Not everyone was impressed.)
Happy birthday, Sir Roger, and multi anni