Skating on thin ice

Japanese figure skater performs in the Olympics to a violin sonata by discredited composer who pretended to be deaf

Japanese figure skate, Takahashi, performs in the Olympics to “Sonatina for Violin” by discredited composer Samuragochi who hired a “ghost writer” to compose the piece and who also faked deafness to gain fame and comparisons to Beethoven.

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About hungdrawnandcultured

I am a "semi-retired" professional cellist, born in England, but living in BC for the past 45 years. I have a passion for drawing and will endeavour to use the medium of pen-and-ink to comment each day on anything current, cultural or comical that catches my attention.

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