This new study that the NY Times reports on reawakens the debate over which is more important, practice or native talent.
Since the previous "most important" study in 1993 'concluded' that practice is more important, no one has seriously challenged that conclusion--till now.
The question does NOT address the pleasures of being an artist/musician or the reasons for becoming involved in an art...and shouldn't affect most musicians/artists; but for those who are ambitious to achieve renown and become #1, it may be worth considering...once, of course, someone devises a way to measure 'talent.'
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