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 Post subject: Alfred Brendel wears bandages on his fingers?
PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:28 pm 
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Does anyone know why Alfred Brendel wears (what appear to be bandages) on his fingertips while playing?


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:33 am 
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He has weak fingernails that tend to split or break.

Found the information here:

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.h ... A9629C8B63

and here:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Alfred-Brendel- ... B000FNUDXG

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 Post subject: thank you, pianolady
PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:53 am 
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I too have thin brittle nails, but the comparison to Brendel ends there :-)


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