Harold Kaswell at 90: Interview


Bio:Kaswell began playing the piano at an early age and has been making audiences smile ever since. After his retirement from work less than a decade ago, Kaswell volunteers as a piano player at local nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. Despite being blind, Kaswell isn’t hindered by his disability; he has always managed to play by ear. Kaswell’s disability hasn’t slowed him at all – he listens to books and newsmagazines on tape and constantly tunes in to listen to Red Sox games.

The interview covers:

  • being 90
  • playing piano
  • aging
  • his current gigs
  • changes in his lifetime
  • family origins
  • America today
  • inactivity
  • worries
  • advancements

and was conducted by the Newton Tab.

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Read the full interview: The Piano Man: Harold Kaswell