Paul Simon Illness: How Long Has Paul Simon Been Sick?

American singer-songwriter Paul Frederic Simon was born on October 13, 1941. Simon, with a career spanning six decades, is one of the most renowned painters of the twentieth century. Simon was born in New Jersey but spent his formative years in Queens, New York City, where he became interested in rock music.

Paul Simon Diagnosed With Hearing Loss

The discovery of Paul’s hearing loss followed a difficult bout with Covid-19 in 2022, which the Times reported “left him physically frail.” In agreement, the singer continued, “Boy, have I been beaten up in these last couple of years.”

Paul Simons’s illness has been confirmed by the following tweet:

What Is Hearing Loss?

The ability to hear normally, defined by the World Health Organization as a hearing threshold of 20 dB or better in both ears, is diminished by hearing loss. Over 25% of people over the age of 60 have severe hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization.

The Mayo Clinic identifies three distinct forms of hearing impairment. Hearing loss can be classified as either conductive (involving the outer or middle ear), sensorineural (involving the inner ear), or mixed (including both types of hearing loss).

Paul Simon Illness

How Long Has Paul Simon Been Sick?

During the making of his April 2023 album Seven Psalms, Paul discovered he had hearing loss, as previously indicated. He told The Times that the album’s concept occurred to him in a dream in 2019, but he hasn’t said how long he worked on it.

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