Results for joão carlos martins

Add to feed Create your own feed

Latest

Thanks to a pair of a bionic gloves, this 80-year-old classical pianist can finally play the piano again. The maestro, João Carlos Martins, had lost dexterity in his hands due to aging and health complications. His face at being able to play piano again says it all. 🎶

Thanks to a pair of a bionic gloves, this 80-year-old classical pianist can finally play the piano again. The maestro, João Carlos Martins, had lost dexterity in his hands due to aging and health complications. His face at being able to play piano again says it all. 🎶

WATCH: Acclaimed pianist João Carlos Martins wears "magic gloves" that let him play piano with both hands – something he couldn't do for more than 20 years. A degenerative disease hindered his playing, but with the bionic gloves, he can finally do what he loves most.

WATCH: Acclaimed pianist João Carlos Martins wears "magic gloves" that let him play piano with both hands – something he couldn't do for more than 20 years. A degenerative disease hindered his playing, but with the bionic gloves, he can finally do what he loves most.

Following several injuries Brazilian pianist João Carlos Martins lost the ability to move his fingers. But after more than 20-years of being unable to play — a pair of “bionic” gloves are bringing him back. He’s crying. I’m crying. You’re crying...

After several injuries Brazilian pianist João Carlos Martins lost the ability to move his fingers. Then – after more than two decades of not being able to play – a pair of bionic gloves gave him back his abilities to play the piano.

VIDEO: Joao Carlos Martins was Brazil's most acclaimed pianist, but an accident and a generative disease forced him to stop playing with both hands in 1998 and led to him leaving his instrument in 2019. But he is now able to play once more thanks to a pair of 3D printed gloves

Bionic gloves enable acclaimed Brazilian pianist João Carlos Martins to play freely again after disease and injury robbed him of his dexterity 21 years ago

Loading
Loading

Most relevant

Bionic gloves built for acclaimed Brazilian pianist João Carlos Martins, 79, allows him play freely again after disease and injury robbed him of his dexterity

Days before Christmas, acclaimed pianist João Carlos Martins ran to a Sao Paulo bar to show off his new gloves to friends. Seemingly magical, they enabled the 79-year-old to play songs with both hands for the first time in 21 years. (via ) @NewsHourArtBeat 

Loading
Loading