November 20, 2020
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Sound of Metal: New film about a deaf drummer

Sound of Metal, a new film about a deaf drummer, is scheduled to premier today in select theaters. The new film from director Darius Marder, has received a lot of […]
November 6, 2020
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Did AC/DC’s Brian Johnson really overcome his hearing loss?

English Rock musician Brian Johnson of AC/DC claims he has overcome his hearing loss.  In an interview with Rolling Stone, Johnson said he found a specialist willing to try an […]
April 16, 2018
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Huey Lewis cancels 2018 tour due to hearing loss

The band Huey Lewis and The News released a statement on Friday that they canceled their 2018 tour due to Huey Lewis experiencing a sudden hearing loss. Lewis thinks the […]
January 12, 2018
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Jerrica Patton, a musician with hearing loss chasing dreams in NYC

  At age 17, Jerrica Patton set out to achieve her dreams of being a model and a musician. She was confident in her vision, but there was a thought […]
January 10, 2018
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Eric Clapton becomes latest musician to admit he’s going deaf

Guitar legend Eric Clapton is the latest musician to admit he’s losing his hearing, after years of being exposed to loud music. The 72-year-old, who is most famous for his […]
November 7, 2017
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Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown joins list of celebrities opening up about hearing loss

Thirteen-year-old actress Millie Bobby Brown has gained international attention for her role as Eleven in the hit science fiction-horror Netflix series, but recently she been in the news for another topic: […]
September 19, 2017
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How hearing aids helped me rediscover my love for music

I've always been a fan of music, but as I slowly lost my hearing the songs didn't sound right. Do hearing aids make music sound better? In my case they changed my life.
August 31, 2017
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Meet Sean Forbes, the deaf rapper who is inspiring a generation

Sean Forbes is a deaf rapper who has been inspiring a generation of hearing, hard-of-hearing and Deaf individuals for years.
April 18, 2017
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Why musicians should be more aware of hearing loss

When noise-induced hearing loss occurs, it is often too late, irreversible and, if a significant loss, can be life-altering.
April 11, 2017
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Meghan Trainor: Knowing sign language helped me after vocal surgery

Knowing sign language helped American signer and songwriter Meghan Trainor survive vocal surgery and communicate with her boyfriend.
January 4, 2017

Playing Classical Guitar after Hearing Loss: Q&A with Charles Mokotoff

Are you a musician who lost your hearing? If you are, you surely are not alone. I first met Charles Mokotoff, a professional classical guitarist, through the Association of Adult […]
December 5, 2016

Peter Silberman: I returned to music quietly after painful tinnitus, hearing loss

The Antlers' Peter Silberman suffered from a “tremendous,” “all-consuming” tinnitus and hearing loss in his left ear before slowly returning to music again.
November 10, 2016
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Sting: Hearing aids made me hear “more than I wanted to”

Rock legend Sting has admitted to having hearing loss, but claims he doesn’t like wearing hearing aids because they made him hear too much.
October 27, 2016

The Lady’s Harp: Turning Tinnitus Into Art

In a remarkable demonstration of turning lemons into lemonade, creative artist Daniel Fishkin decided to turn his experience with severe tinnitus into art.
April 4, 2016
Violist sues Royal Opera House for hearing damage

Violist sues Royal Opera House for hearing damage

  Hearing loss reportedly  affects approximately four out of 10 musicians in the UK, and one violist is taking action against whom he claims is the culprit: the Royal Opera […]
September 26, 2014

Music Appreciation – Caveats and Limitations

As we all know, music holds a special meaning and connection for each and every individual who listens to it. We all have our own personal preferences to how we […]