Buzzfeed has a great article titled Looking For Tom Lehrer, about the music-comedy genius whose entire body of work is only 37 songs.
When Lehrer entered Harvard’s freshman class in the summer, he was 15 years old.
There, among the elite young men of his generation, Lehrer stood out for his wit and brilliance. In his room at Lowell House — a friend, David Robinson, still recalls the room number, M31, Lehrer had a stand-up piano. Lehrer and his friends reserved the evenings and weekends for pranks, insult comedy, and Lehrer just showing off: He once played a Rachmaninoff concerto with the left hand in one key and the right in half a key below.
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