Tuesday, May 17, 2005
Shades of Shine
Extroadinary story, this, of a wandering mystery man who stunned carers by giving a virtuoso classical piano performance.
The man has not said a word since police picked him up wandering the streets of Sheerness, Kent, in a soaking wet suit and tie.
May 17: well this story seems to be world-wide. On the question of Il Mysterioso's virtuosity, "Hospital chaplain the Rev. Steve Spencer said the man "is not the virtuoso that he has been portrayed in the press. He knows a small number of tunes and plays them over and over -- I recognized some John Lennon and a snippet from Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake.' "
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