The Deafness of Goya – Part II

Last week at Hearing International we got to know Francisco Goya, the famous Spanish painter often called the “Father of Modern Art”.  From last week’s discussion, we know that Goya was a mischievous boy and young man, but became a serious painter from the late 1770s until his death in 1828.  Beginning as a tapestry…

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The Deafness of Goya – Part I

Goya is a name from 18th century Spanish art with an interesting hearing health history.  During his lifetime, Goya was without peer in his native Spain. As a painter, draftsman, and print maker, he was awarded the prestigious title of “first painter to the king” and served three generations of Spanish royalty.  In the art…

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