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Singer-Songwriter William Fitzsimmons On Music as Therapy

Singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons plays Saturday at Fitzgerald’s in the Heights. Fitzsimmons is known for his gentle voice, articulate lyrics and a tone that often sounds a bit melancholy. He once worked as a licensed mental health therapist, and, as he tells Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty, he says he often uses songwriting like therapy – to […]

Singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons plays Saturday at Fitzgerald's in the Heights.

Fitzsimmons is known for his gentle voice, articulate lyrics and a tone that often sounds a bit melancholy. He once worked as a licensed mental health therapist, and, as he tells Houston Matters' Michael Hagerty, he says he often uses songwriting like therapy – to work through difficult issues he's faced.

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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