The Most Productive People in History, Part 1: From Archimedes to Ben Franklin

The Most Productive People in History, Part 1: From Archimedes to Ben Franklin

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They never knew how he did it. Few composers write more than one or two symphonies in their lifetimes. Beethoven spent a year on his shorter symphonies but more than six years on his 9th Symphony. But Georg Philipp Telemann composed at least 200 overtures in a two-year period. Over his lifetime Telemann's oeuvre consists of more than 3,000 pieces, although “only” 800 survive to this day.

He was not the only person whose productivity defied all reason. Greek scientist Archimedes discovered ... See More

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