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This weekend's edition of the New York Times included a brilliant story about Elle's Creative Director Joe Zee and his secret musical talents. Zee's parents paid for piano lessons, and he taught himself to play the violin, viola, cello, and bass. "I’m a really good mimic, so I could watch TV footage of great concert violinists, watch how they sat, how they held the bow, and tried to just mimic that, over and over," he said. Oh, and then he composed an arrangement for an entire orchestra. Joe Zee = the fashion world's Mozart. [NY Times]