20th Century Musical Geniuses...
Sir Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999) was a Jewish American-born violinist, violist, and conductor who spent most of his adult life in the United Kingdom. He began playing the violin at age three, and his first public performance, with the San Francisco Symphony, occurred when he was only seven. During World War II, he performed more than 500 concerts for the Armed Forces, which earned him the French Legion of Honor and Croix de Lorraine, the Belgium Order of the Crown and Order of Leopold, the Order of Merit from West Germany, and the Order of the Phoenix from Greece. He also received more than fifty additional honors, including an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II (England's highest honor for a non-British subject).
Due to ailments he experienced from the strain of performing and traveling, he began practicing yoga and meditation and using homeopathic medicines. He became the honorary president of the Hahnemann Society, a leading British homeopathic organization.In early 1988, I sent him a copy of a book I had written on homeopathy. He responded: Read more
Monday, January 4, 2010
20th Century Musical Geniuses Who Loved Homeopathy
Homeopathy is a form of alternative medicine that treats patients with heavily diluted preparations which are thought to cause effects similar to the symptoms presented. Though derided by conventional medical practitioners (in face, the American Medical Association was formed specifically to combat homeopathy), homeopathic medicine is still widely available. Homeopathic practitioner Dana Ullman lists the 20th century musical geniuses who loved homeopathy.