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How U.S. Troops Helped This young Afghani Pianist Pursue His Dreams | NBC Nightly News



Elham Fanous grew up in Afghanistan. At the time, the Taliban had made playing or listening to music a crime, but American forces put an end to that in 2001, when Elham was four. He is now headed to grad school at the Manhattan School of Music, and says none of it would have happened without the U.S. troops who gave music back to the Afghan people.
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How U.S. Troops Helped This young Afghani Pianist Pursue His Dreams | NBC Nightly News

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8 comments

  1. I proud of you
    Keep up with the good work

  2. I thought Afghanistan was secured by an international force.

  3. Anyone know what he's playing at the beginning and end of this interview? Composers, titles, etc. Thanks.

  4. Ok give the same hope to the homeless in USA

  5. If it werent for a woman who taught me to play piano by the name of Dorothy Mcfadden i wouldnt know how to play 6 instruments today and i wouldnt care to learn. She was a wonderful teacher.

  6. How his english is so good living in taliban territory ?
    I need more information

  7. Afghans are people, Afghani is currency. Plebe. 🙃

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