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  • Botox-aided pianist: Oscar documentary nod a ‘gas’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Leon Fleischer was 37 and considered among the world's top pianists when he noticed the sluggishness in his right hand in 1963. Over several months, his fourth and fifth fingers progressively curled under, requiring an enormous effort to extend them.

    At the time, the pianist was...