Charles Darwin and his Relation with Music


In the autobiography that he wrote near the end of his life, Victorian evolutionist Charles Darwin stated that he had lost the ability to enjoy music, and that he deeply regreted it. Nevertheless, accounts by other biographers contradict that statement. Philospher Guillermo Coronado, expert in Darwin and his work, comments on the subject from the point of view of his own life-long experience with art.


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