Alfred Brendel, pianist and author, began writing poems later in life. At age 86, he continues to lecture and write.

Poetry Corner: May/June 2017

Finger II There was a pianist who developed a third index finger not to play the piano with though it sometimes did intervene discreetly in tricky passages but to point things out when both hands were busy Once in a while the finger shot from his nose to expose an obstinate cougher in the hall or emerged from beneath his tailcoat beckoning a lady i...
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