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Every Cure Has a Musical Solution

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks joins Fresh Air's Terry Gross to talk about several case studies of patients he's treated over the years. His latest book, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, has been adapted into an opera by Michael Nyman.


Other segments from the episode on July 15, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 15, 1987: Interview with Oliver Sacks; Commentary on Brazilian music; Interview with Eil Reed; Review of the instructional video "So You Want to Be a Gambler!…


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