Clara Rockmore, born in 1911 in Lithuania, was a violin prodigy and the youngest person ever accepted to the Imperial Conservatory of Saint Petersburg( at age 5). However, when a bone problem due to childhood malnutrition forced her to quit the violin she began working with Leon Theremin and became the greatest Theremin virtuoso ever. She used her classical training and the perfect pitch she had been born with to help him perfect the instrument.
Unconscious and Irrational is named for the media's common presentation of girls and women as being either "out of control" or simply "passed out". In movies there aren't many female roles that won't show the girl either passing out, being knocked unconscious, or going totally crazy (usually with a car, credit car, or depressed dude).
On this blog I want to show the zillions of other things we do - whether it be music, art, comedy, or politics. I aim to provide you with a variety of gals to look up to- from Romy and Michele to Shirley Chisholm and Bella Abzug.