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Sassa Dagdag

Sassa Dagdag is a 13 year old Filipina singer and guitar player from Angeles City in Pampanga province, Philippines.

On July 12, 2015, Sassa Dagdag appeared on the 12th episode of the 2nd season of the The Voice Kids (Philippines) during the blind auditions; She sang Chandelier for Sia; the coaches and the audience loved her. Here is a video of her performance:

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Tsung Tsung

It is easier for a singing prodigy to reach out to our hearts than it is for a Pianist or a Drummer. Why? because most of us can easily relate to one of our favorite songs, to the vocals of Whitney Huston or to the songs of our favorite modern artist; However, it takes a pianist or a classical music lover to appreciate the talent of a pianist.

Lee Shing-tsung, also known as Tsung Tsung is a child prodigy pianist from Hong Kong.  According to Time Out, Tsung Tsung has been playing the piano since the age of 3, that is with the help of his piano teacher Yau Sai-kit.

At the age of 5, Tsung Tsung became famous after releasing this Youtube video:

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Prodigies, are they Reincarnated geniuses?

Prodigies! Wunderkinds! who are they?

Our dear old Wikipedia defines a prodigy as:

A child prodigy or Wunderkind is a person who, at an early age, develops one or more skills at a level far beyond the norm for their age

This boring definition isn’t really what intrigues me. Scientific definitions are very informative but far from being interesting. On the other hand, conventional and traditional stories about prodigies and how they come to be are far more interesting. Continue reading Prodigies, are they Reincarnated geniuses?