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The autistic savant has a gallery in London and has traveled the world while creating his unforgettable images.
DO YOU REMEMBER?SEAN CULLIGANAPRIL 13, 2021OZY
In the past few years, even broadcast hits like ABC’s “The Good Doctor,” about a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, are unafraid to tackle these challenges.
IN A RARE ADMISSION, MTV SAYS ITS MENTAL-HEALTH PORTRAYALS ARE SOMETIMES DAMAGINGSTEVEN ZEITCHIKAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After uploading music onto Bandcamp so her friends could hear, she found herself in the company of Niccolò Contessa and Stabber — pop and rap producer savants — and with major label distribution.
GRAMMY WINNERS OF TOMORROWJOSHUA EFERIGHEMARCH 14, 2021OZY
The perfumer destined this engraving for the savant Vauquelin, to whom he was under obligations.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The future famous savant (Desplein) watched by his bedside at the last and closed his eyes.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
She looked up to the young savant, if not as a god or hero, at least as a man far superior to his contemporaries.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
I had been thinking lately that the distinguished savant was going decidedly wrong.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 93, SEPTEMBER 24, 1887VARIOUS
Liszt wrote a rejoinder in which he failed to justify himself, but succeeded in giving the poor savant some hard hits.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
This distinguished savant, Joshua Hullas by name, was liberal-minded and exercised a salutary influence upon the boy.
SOME JEWISH WITNESSES FOR CHRISTREV. A. BERNSTEIN, B.D.
The discovery of an original edition of the latter confirms the theory of the French savant.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, VOLUME 36, NOVEMBER 1879VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SAVANT

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  • consultant
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