Humor: 14 Famous Musicians and their Odd Doppelgängers

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In the previous article from Wednesday, “Symmetry and Balance: 3 Reasons to Not Worry about an Off-Center Embouchure” some liberty was taken with the imaging software Photoshop and my own face.

In messing around with photos of famous musicians, I quickly discovered that few people face directly, dead-center at the camera and when applying the mirror-effect, the results can get pretty weird. Light and shadow can also create warped effects.

Here are some of those oddities – with a concentration of brass players. None of this is to be taken seriously of course, and these effects should all be taken lightly and in good humor.

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Philip Farkas

Philip Farkas

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Milton Babbitt

Milton Babbitt

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Fritz Kreisler

Fritz Kreisler

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Arnold Jacobs

Arnold Jacobs

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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky

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Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong

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Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stowkowski

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Roland Berger

Roland Berger

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Wilhelm Furtwangler

Wilhelm Furtwangler

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Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti

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John Coltrane

John Coltrane

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Barry Tuckwell

Barry Tuckwell

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Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson

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Maria Callas

Maria Callas

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