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Robert Gupta:
Music is medicine, music is sanity

TED2010 · 9:26 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Robert Gupta: Music is medicine, music is sanity
9:26 · Filmed February 2010 at TED2010 · Subtitles available in 33 languages

Robert Gupta, violinist with the LA Philharmonic, talks about a violin lesson he once gave to a brilliant, schizophrenic musician — and what he learned. Called back onstage later, Gupta plays his own transcription of the prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1.

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Violinist Robert Gupta joined the LA Philharmonic at the age of 19 — and maintains a passionate parallel interest in neurobiology and mental health issues. He's a TED Senior Fellow. Full bio
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