Killian Mansfield's story of personal triumph in the music he recorded in the last months of his life continues to inspire as New York magazine ran a story on the young ukele prodigy in its latest issue. Killian Mansfield was 16 when doctors told his parents in October, 2008, that he would be lucky to live through Christmas. But that didn't stop him from recording an album mature beyond Killian's years shortly before he succumbed to cancer in August, 2009. After being hospitalized in...Read Full Story
Killian Mansfield (born July 9, 1993 - August 20, 2009) was a young ukelele prodigy who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer at age 11. He died at 16 after recording the album, "Somewhere Else."