Finding meaning through music

By ALAN ROSENBAUM
November 10, 2017 00:09
4 minute read.
Finding meaning through music

DAPHNE AND JACK Coleman met during the summer of 1964 while performing at music festival in Israel.. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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On a late summer afternoon in their spacious Jerusalem apartment, Daphne and Jack Coleman – whose energy, appearance, and vitality belie their years – pause from a week of volunteer work, learning, and music-making to tell the story of their fateful meeting more than 50 years ago and how their shared interest in music has contributed to lives rich in meaning.

In 1964, then 21-year-old Daphne Lewis was a student at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Lewis, who hailed from Southend, a town 60 kilometers outside London, was staying in a hostel in London’s East End.

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