Derek Paravicini on 60 Minutes Video

Filed in Gather Entertainment News Channel by on March 14, 2010 0 Comments

Derek Paravicini was on 60 Minutes Sunday night with Leslie Stahl.  Derek Paravicini is Derek Paravicini on 60 Minutesa savant with a genius for music.  Leslie Stahl would ask  Derek Paravicini to play any piece of music and Derek could not only do it but do it differently.

Derek Paravicini is a 30 year old savant from England.  Derek Paravicini cannot communicate with people either verbally or physically, but he can remember and play any piece of music on the piano. 

Derek is a genius and has the same condition as Rainman who died recently and a film was made of him with Dustin Hoffman playing Rainman. 

Most savants are not as gifted as Rainman and Derek Paravicini, but Derek Paravicini played his music tonight on “60 Minutes” and left me in awe.

Not only is Derek Paravicini a genius savant but he is blind as well.  Here is an earlier video of Derek Paravicini. The video below is from CBS.

Derek Paravicini was on 60 Minutes Sunday night with Leslie Stahl. Derek Paravicini is Derek Paravicini on 60 Minutesa savant with a genius for music. Leslie Stahl would ask Derek Paravicini to play any piece of music and Derek could not only do it but do it differently.

Kim Peek was the Rainman in the movie, “Rainman” who died on December 31, 2009 at age 58.

About the Author ()

My belief is that we enjoy life even on Mondays. I am an optimist who believes in the goodness of most peopel. I believe in giving my knowledge and friendship to all who will receive it. Ultimately, I believe in my family and friends. They know I will al

Leave a Reply