Music can raise your spirits or put a tear in your eye, and many Left Handed
Musicians have been responsible for songs that have and will last forever. The right brain creativity
factor comes out in lefties to produce songs that we enjoy on a daily basis. Stringed instruments are one of a few
musical instruments that require special assembly and instruction for the left hand, but this has not held us back.
Some of the true masters of these instruments have been left handed.
A good lefty to start with is Ludwig van Beethoven (1170-1827). A
musical genius in every sense of the word, Beethoven produced classical masterpieces. At age 27 he became deaf and
still continued to compose music, sometimes with his ear on the piano to feel the vibrations. Beethoven lived a
somewhat tortured life, but still created beautiful music that we will never