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National Press Club: Pianist Leon Fleischer

National Press Club: Pianist Leon Fleischer

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Pianist Leon Fleischer, a former child prodigy, has overcome a debilitating ailment of the right hand to become on expert of the left-hand literature of the piano. In addition, Fleischer is a teacher of other gifted musicians. He recently began giving performances with both hands.