And it’s going to be a lot easier and much more pleasant, if you forget a few myths, while you enjoy your ride to the World of Bilingualism.
One of the greatest examples of rare talent in the world is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He wrote his first opera at age 12.
He’s considered the greatest prodigy of classical music, to this day.
In this article published by theguardian.com in January 2006, you can discover a new angle about this story.
Now, as the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth approaches this month, one film-maker is setting out to prove that such astounding achievements were a product more of hard graft than genius, as has often been assumed.”
The Guardian also showed that Mozart was the son of music teachers.
And his talent was not simply a gift from God, it was the result of tremendously difficult work.
I recently received this book “The Talent Code” from the author, Daniel Coyle.
It’s quite enlightening.
In The Preface, Daniel Coyle Says: “Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How.”
A truly extraordinary work by an engaged researcher and scholar who traveled the world to discover how the greatest masters reach the highest level in each of the skills that they perform.
See this review by GoodReads:
A New York Times bestselling author explores cutting-edge brain science to learn where talent comes from, how it grows—and how we can make ourselves smarter.
- How does a penniless Russian tennis club with one indoor court create more top 20 women players than the entire United States?
- How did a small town in rural Italy produce dozens of painters and sculptors who ignited the Italian Renaissance?
- Why are so many great soccer players from Brazil?
Curiosity Leads To All Inventions. And The Most Important Discoveries