December 21, 2017, 10:52 AM · I am researching the possibility of a new book with a working title of CLASSICAL MUSIC SAVED MY LIFE.

Can you point me to any such stories that you may know of? Or if applicable to you and you are inspired, write a few paragraphs of your own experience? And send to me at

I am truly grateful. Twice over: Members here were an invaluable help to me in writing Obscure Composers, and I thought to come back again and access the group's impressive erudition and wide knowledge.

Thanks for taking time to read this. Best wishes of the season and 2018 to you.

John Sarkett
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December 22, 2017 at 04:33 AM · You might want to post this in the discussion board for more responses, or research it yourself.

December 22, 2017 at 01:45 PM · Ella, done! Thank you for pointing me in the right direction. I am grateful to you, JS

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