Similar brain failure leads to similar behavior
One of the first glimmers of their illness is this insatiable need to create
Unraveling Bolero (it isn’t clear which person says this, so I can’t attribute the quote correctly)
Not only did the artist they discuss (Anne) have the same disease as the Ravel, but she became obsessed with the music and turning into visual arts. In a way, it seems, Ravel was sending a homing beacon over the ages to people with the same disease. I’ll avoid snark here, but there’s plenty of obvious snark for everyone to play.