Nixon could play the piano, violin, accordion, clarinet, and sax

In the middle of the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon still had commitments such as hosting White House dinners for various groups and supporters.

One night, singer (and Nixon supporter) Pearl Bailey, who provided the entertainment for the night, asked the president to accompany her, so Nixon got to show off skills many people didn’t know he had.

An accomplished musician, he could play the piano, the violin, the  accordion, the clarinet, and the saxophone, and he even wrote his own concerto titled Richard Nixon Piano Concerto #1.



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