Musicians Reaching out to People with Dementia: Perspectives of Learning

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Article on the emergence of the community musician in particular the project Music for Life of Wigmore Hall in London is described. The biographical learning and the learning processes are examined in detail and examples of the interactions between musicians and people with dementia are given as well as the interactions between musicians in the debriefs after the workshopsessions with the Music for Life projects. Emphasis on the biographical learning processes and how this is applicable in art.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiographie und Gesellschaft: Ueberlegungen zu einer Theorie des modernen Selbst
EditorsH. Herzberg, E. Kammler
Place of PublicationFrankfurt/New York
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • musicians
  • dementia
  • inclusion


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