Follow-Up

After a life in medicine, a career in show business

Brock Lynch, M.D. ’47, had been singing and dancing with the Young@Heart Chorus for almost 10 years when it was written up in Time magazine in June of 2005, and in Yale Medicine [See “Tap Dancing Through Medicine,” Autumn 2005]. Since the documentary Young@Heart was released in April, Lynch and the other performers in the 27-member Massachusetts-based group of elderly rock singers continue to tour to even greater acclaim.“Little by little, instead of drooping, it grew,” Lynch said of the film, which was released only gradually in the United States. Word of mouth and a free showing at the Sundance Film Festival soon accelerated the film’s popularity, and chorus members have subsequently traveled not only to...

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