Homeless Man’s Music Moves Listeners to Tears
Dec 03,2013 0 Comments
A homeless man who says he cannot read music and has had no formal musical training has stunned staff and customers at a Vancouver, Canada second hand store with his virtuoso piano playing.
With severely frostbitten fingers from years of living in the cold, David Allen Welsh, 50, pounds out spontaneous almost classical sounding performances on an old piano at Second Hand Solutions, a thrift store and coffee shop run by Open House Ministries.
Staff at the store say Welsh, who has been homeless since he was 6, has been coming in once or twice a month for at least a year, each time impressing customers with his piano improvisations, even moving them to tears.