ST. LOUIS — Stage fright is the bane of the performer's existence. Severe anxiety has interfered with the work of classical musicians, including guitarist Andres Segovia, cellist Pablo Casals and pianists Glenn Gould and Van Cliburn. Pop performers — from Barbra Streisand and Andrea Bocelli to Carly Simon and Rod Stewart — have suffered intensely from it.
Musicians debate use of beta blockers for stage fright
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