The Music Thanatologist helping the dying


USA – Jennifer Hollis is a professional Music Thanatologist. Song has been shown to help ease suffering.

She prescriptively plays music to help manage symptoms of those at the end of life. The process creates a quiet, meditative space for dying patients and their loved ones. Jennifer explains the history of Music Thanatology. She also shares the intensity of what it feels like to be present for the deaths of her patients.

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Further information:

Music Thanatology Association International

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