Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: musical soliloquys

  • Franz Liszt and Lisztomania: “Le concert, c’est moi”

    Elizabeth ColledgeJacksonville, Florida, United States Much has been written about the hysteria accompanying Beatlemania, and before that, the frenzies generated by Elvis, Sinatra, and similar artists, primarily musicians. But before the Beatles, before Elvis, before Frank, there was Franz Liszt, whose 1844 concert in Berlin shocked the musical world and generated the term and medical…