The Deafness of George III – A Cause of the War of 1812? – Part I

Hearing International looks at the War of 1812 on its 200th anniversary. We will consider in a multipart series the question:   Could the War of 1812 (called the Anglo-American War in Britain) and, possibly, the US Revolutionary War have been caused directly or indirectly by King George III’s possible deafness?  First some background information on the War of 1812. The US…

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Happy Birthday Bach…..The Man With A Super Human Hearing Organ

 (1685 – 1750) is well known to most music lovers around the world and was, according to Piano Express , a prolific German composer and organist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity. Bach was not always appreciated during his own…

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