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Classical musicians die to cardiovascular diseases a lot less than the whole population. However, mortality for brain-related dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, is at the same level or even higher.
Professional classical musicians are not protected from dementia | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Finnish researchers have investigated the causes of death of classical musicians in Finland. Among them, mortality for brain-related dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease was even higher compared to the whole population.