Minnesota Public Radio features by Amy Hoelmer http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=100 en-us Copyright 2018 Minnesota Public Radio Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:08:40 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Amy Hoelmer http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 The hair-owing tale of a genius Beethoven's music has intrigued and delighted us for 200 years, but who would have thought that his hair would endure for nearly two centuries as well? This improbable longevity is the inspiration for Beethoven's Hair, Russell Martin's skillfully written biography that weaves stories of the composer's humorous but sometimes-gloomy life with the journey a lock of his hair began after his death in 1827. http://music.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/0110_beethoven/?refid=0 Wed, 10 Oct 2001 09:00:00 -0500