Sad news when seeking permission to quote Don Campbell

Don Campbell´s work has been a huge help to me, both personally and professionally, when I was working as a music therapist. Just recently, I got hold of a copy of his “100 Ways to Improve Teaching Using your Voice and Music” and found it so marvelous – rich with suggestions – and so practical – one a page – that I wanted to beg for it to be reprinted, or made available as an e-book: it would help every teacher on the planet.
Recently I sought permission to quote from “The Mozart Effect” an “Interlude”, where you are invited to listen to Mozart´s Theme and Variations on what we know as “Twinkle twinkle little Star” and imagine different ways of approaching a routine task.   It was only with the favourable response I received that I heard the news that he had died two years ago.  I was very sad.  We are very lucky that he left such a comprehensive body of work behind.

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