Did you know that Beethoven took his coffee so seriously that he determined that 60 beans should go into each cup and he would even count them out? I am a coffee fanatic, but he has me beat! That’s one of the tidbits of curious information from Mason Curry’s book, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. Lots of other musicians are represented in the book including Mozart, Chopin, Britten, Gershwin, Reich, and Shostakovich to name just a few. Plenty of other occupations are included as well. The book is an interesting and quick read.
We’re off to Tucson tomorrow!