Michel Petrucciani
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Michel Petrucciani
Michel Petrucciani was born in France in 1962, and emerged from the womb with a rare disease, osteogenesis imperfecta (known to laymen as "glass bone disease"), which made his bones unusually brittle and retarded his grown, preventing him from ever reaching a height over three feet. But despite the limitations of his body, Petrucciani developed a great passion for music, and he began studying the piano as a child under the direction of his father, a jazz aficionado and writer. By the time he was 13, Petrucciani was an accomplished pianist; by 18, he was a celebrity in European jazz… More

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"Ommissions can be overlooked to some degree as Radford unearths some fantastic footage of a man born just right to play the piano."
‑ John Esther, UR Chicago Magazine
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