Paul Harris: Cancer and Positivity

Building a Library

One Saturday morning in March 2018, I learnt that my good friend the composer, author and educator Paul Harris had been rushed to our local hospital emergency department overnight…

Paul had for several months been battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a virulent cancer that had already seemed to take so much from him.

He was receiving excellent treatment at The Churchill Hospital in Oxford, but having taken a turn for the worse the previous night, Paul had been instructed to come straight to Milton Keynes, his nearest A&E.

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Your Stories

Ever since launching Pianodao, I have sought to keep a focus here on piano playing as a lifelong journey.

Now I want to broaden the site’s content to include Your Stories.

With that in mind, I invite you to submit a guest post in which you tell readers about your own journey as a player. Whether a performer, teacher, or relative beginner, please go ahead and share your story as a player so far.

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