Monday, July 25, 2011

Lack of testes gave castrato superstar headaches

"THERE was at least one downside to Farinelli's castration. The operation may have preserved the 18th-century singer's treble voice into adulthood, making him a musical legend, but it also condemned him to a skull deformity that may have affected his mind.""

For the full story, please see New Scientist.

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