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Q+A Pel�
Richard Deitsch
August 01, 2005
The 64-year-old is the subject of Pel� Eterno, which made its U.S. premiere at the Museum of Modern Art in July.
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August 01, 2005

Q+a Pel�

The 64-year-old is the subject of Pel� Eterno, which made its U.S. premiere at the Museum of Modern Art in July.

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Pel�: Of the people I've met, I was struck with Martin Luther King. And Nelson Mandela. I had the opportunity to stay with him. But the one who I did not have the opportunity to talk with was Gandhi. I am sorry I did not meet him.

SI: How do you feel about getting older?

Pel�: I have a joke about aging. I was born in a town called Three Hearts. I tell everybody I am a man of three hearts. That means I'm going to last 200 years. Be prepared to follow me. -- Richard Deitsch

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