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25 Reasons Why Violinist Hahn-Bin Yoo (a.k.a. Amadéus Leopold) is the New Liberace [PHOTOS]

By Logan Young on Nov 20, 2013 03:57 PM EST

In a 1956 Daily Mirror column--penned by "Cassandra" (a.k.a. Sir William Neil Connor)--Wladziu Valentino Liberace (a.k.a. Liberace) received the following, near libelous string of pearls:

"...the summit of sex--the pinnacle of masculine, feminine, and neuter. Everything that he, she, and it can ever want...a deadly, winking, sniggering, snuggling, chromium-plated, scent-impregnated, luminous, quivering, giggling, fruit-flavoured, mincing, ice-covered heap of mother love."

Having turned 25 back on August 3, Gangnam-style violinist Hahn-Bin Yoo (a.k.a. Mx Amadéus Leopold) has come a long, strange way since RSVP-ing to Itzhak Perlman's invite to the Juilliard. Withdrawing from Juilliard's baccalaureate in 2009--to focus on his recital career, the late Lou Reed included--the similarities have since been uncanny. 

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TagsHahn-Bin Yoo, Amadéus Leopold, Liberace, Daily Mail, Cassandra, Itzhak Perlman, Juilliard, Lou Reed

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