I'm Tired of Talking about My Deafness; Exclusive: Scots Musical Genius Reveals the One Subject That Is Taboo
Ratcliffe, Sandra, Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Super Scot Evelyn Glennie is one of the world's most brilliant percussionists. She has also been profoundly deaf since childhood.
But don't dare mention her deafness, especially if Evelyn's ultra-protective husband, Greg Malcangi, is around.
For that's one subject Evelyn now treats as strictly taboo.
Evelyn Glennie's talents are without question, her stage shows electrifying and the range of 700 instruments she plays awesome.
She has made a fortune, not because she's deaf, but because she's a musical genius.
Yet I was only minutes inside the door of Evelyn's large, mock-Tudor home in a quiet Cambridgeshire village, when husband Greg told me sternly - without introducing himself - that Evelyn "will …
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Publication information: Article title: I'm Tired of Talking about My Deafness; Exclusive: Scots Musical Genius Reveals the One Subject That Is Taboo. Contributors: Ratcliffe, Sandra - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland). Publication date: May 15, 1996. Page number: 20. © 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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