What’s The Lifespan of a Voice?

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Data pix.
MARYLAND HEIGHT, MO (KTVI) - American Idol is in full swing showcasing all the great voices of the contestants. However, we are hearing more and more recently about singer and their voices, many of them threatened with being silenced by voice problems. Adele, John Mayer, even the late Whitney Houston. How long does a voice last? And why can some people sing and others can't?
Speech Pathologist Dr. Archie Harmon from Washington University has some answers.

Visit Washington University's Department of Otolaryngology

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.


Latest News

More News