Dr Kay Redfield Jamison, an american clinical psychologist who is herself bipolar.
Basically a foreign import, like Mercedes motor cars. But I don't think that the British people in general have the same depth of feeling for song, in the same way as Central Europe. So classical lieder may seem a bit of an anomaly to many listeners.
At least I can't see an english audience reacting in this way to Andre Rieu: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoewoJlG--A
I intend to live forever - so far, so good.