Derek Paravicini is considered a musical genius in ways most people could never imagine. Derek was born 15 weeks premature, he was also born blind, and has Autism. He is a rare Savant, that is a person with a disability like Autism, who has brilliant skills in a certain area which they excel in. Derek has the rare ability to hear a song only once, store it in his memory permanently, and replay it note, for note accurately. He has amazed people the world over, and is truly a marvel to watch and listen to. His extraordinary abilities are fascinating.