This week's contestant is Ben Blum from Maynard, Massachusetts. If you don't get the hidden song, and within a few seconds, you should take a few weeks off to refresh. As for the composer style, the era should be clear though there are a few people to choose from. I chose wrong -- there were a couple passages that sounded like specific pieces, though by different composers of that era -- but the correct response was someone with whom the right answer is closely aligned.
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, and is a regular columnist for the Huffington Post and the Writers Guild of America. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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