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The Soloist: A True Story

Music Leavens a Difficult Life

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The Soloist: L.A. Times Writer Helps Troubled Musician

Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez discovered a talented but deeply troubled violinist playing on Los Angeles streets one day and was driven to find out more about the musician. The result is a personal journey into the world of homelessness, madness, and musical genius. 

How Nathaniel Ayers, a former cello prodigy and student at the Juilliard School came to inhabit his current life makes for a compelling read and a fascinating conversation.

This interview was recorded in May, 2008, before the story was made into a major motion picture. Listen with the audio player, above, then watch Bill Newcott as he talks with Steve Lopez for an edition of "Movies for Grownups."

More about the film, and a trailer, here.

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