Brahms' lullaby revisited. Did the composer have obstructive sleep apnea?

@article{Margolis2000BrahmsLR,
  title={Brahms' lullaby revisited. Did the composer have obstructive sleep apnea?},
  author={M. Margolis},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2000},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={
          210-3
        }
}
H istorians are divided as to whether Johannes Brahms (1833–1897), whose music is among the most beloved and masterful in history, actually made the above remark on taking his leave from a party.1,2 But there is little doubt that he could have. Brahms was possessed of a crusty personality, and even long, close friendships with Clara Schumann and the violin virtuoso Josef Joachim were frequently punctuated by bursts of rancor and thoughtlessness. Brahms’ personality was probably influenced by… Expand
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