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Alan Rusbridger is Editor in Chief of the Guardian and a keen amateur musician. After reading English at Cambridge he started on a local newspaper and tried his hand at a range of journalistic jobs - including reporter, columnist, critic, foreign correspondent, magazine editor, features editor and, from 1995, editor. During his time editing the Guardian the paper has won numerous awards and has grown to be one of the three largest online newspapers in the world. He led the paper's coverage of the secret WikiLeaks cables and the Guardian's campaign to get at the truth about phone hacking, which led to numerous resignations, the closure of the News of the World and the Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the British press. As a boy, he was a cathedral chorister, a reasonable orchestral clarinetist and a very mediocre pianist. He failed to be a world-class conductor, abandoned the organ and put his clarinets in the attic. In his mid 40s he restarted piano lessons and tried to make up for more than 30 years of missing technique. Since then, he has moved from 'very mediocre' to 'mediocre'.

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Play it Again An Amateur Against the Impossible by Alan Rusbridger
Play it Again An Amateur Against the Impossible
Alan Rusbridger
As editor of The Guardian Newspaper, Alan Rusbridger has little spare time to do anything let alone learn Chopin’s fiendishly difficult Ballade No1 for piano. He gave himself a year – a year that turned out to be a tumultuous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014

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