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“I felt my life was over.”

Alex Klein


In an intensely personal conversation, Grammy-winning oboist Alex Klein recounts a childhood with attention deficits and how he learned to play without an instrument, later becoming the Principal Oboist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In a first for the show, the symptoms of the musician’s dystonia are demonstrated visually and emotionally, providing hope in several ways.


Episode 51

Running Time 25 minutes

Filmed 2017 in New York City

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