Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Male beauty that could cause havoc ...

He played the violin with passion and often performed at musical evenings. He enchanted audiences, particularly women, one of whom gushed that "he had the kind of male beauty that could cause havoc."

From this article about how one genius found inspiration from the music of another. Just in case you are wondering, the 'he' in the above quote is Albert Einstein.

The article, which appeared as an op-ed in the New York Times, is by Arthur Miller, professor of the history and philosophy of science at University College London.