Singing With New Lungs In ‘The Encore’

Charity Tillemann-Dick is an opera singer who, in 2009, received a double lung transplant. She tells this story in her new memoir, The Encore.

NPR’s Scott Simon talks with opera singer Charity Tillemann-Dick, whose new memoir chronicles her double lung transplant, her recovery and how it feels to sing with someone else’s lungs.

(Image credit: John Armato/Courtesy of the artist)

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