Leon Fleisher & Anne Midgette: "My Nine Lives"

Kennedy Center Honoree for 2007, pianist Leon Fleisher is greeted by Yo Yo Ma after dinner at the State Department on Saturday Dec. 1, 2007, in Washington. - AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana

Kennedy Center Honoree for 2007, pianist Leon Fleisher is greeted by Yo Yo Ma after dinner at the State Department on Saturday Dec. 1, 2007, in Washington.

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana

Leon Fleisher & Anne Midgette: "My Nine Lives"

Leon Fleisher talks about his many musical careers. The promising pianist made his Carnegie Hall debut at 16, but was struck down in his prime. He describes how his love of music rescued him after he lost the use of his right hand.

Leon Fleisher talks about his many musical careers. The promising pianist made his Carnegie Hall debut at 16, but was struck down in his prime. He describes how his love of music rescued him after he lost the use of his right hand.

Guests

Leon Fleisher

pianist, conductor, composer, and teacher

Anne Midgette

chief classical music critic of the Washington Post.

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