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Open Culture Explores Einstein’s Love of the Violin

Mike Lawson • News • June 27, 2013

Culture and arts blog Open Culture recently took time to delve into the unique relationship that Albert Einstein had with his violin, which he’d affectionately named “Lina.” Culture and arts blog Open Culture recently took time to delve into the unique relationship that Albert Einstein had with his violin, which he’d affectionately named “Lina.” The blog even suggests he might have favored music over all other aspects of his creativity.  “Life without playing music is inconceivable to me,” he’s quoted as saying.  “I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music…  I get most joy in life out of music.” Einstein began taking music lessons at the age of five, growing up in Munich.

http://www.openculture.com/2013/06/the_musical_mind_of_albert_einstein.html

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