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The Link Between Tchaikovsky And Jack White

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Jack White and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Courtesy of the Artist and Wikimedia Commons)

Here on Soundcheck, we spend a lot of time picking apart creativity. Where does it come from? How do you harness it? How important is inspiration, how important is perspiration? We're not the only ones. Writer Maria Popova spends her days contemplating the why and how of creativity, and shares what she finds via her website Brain Pickings. Today, she tells us about the creative philosophy that links Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Jack White.


Maria Popova

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