May 2013

Portland, Ore., May 7, 2013 – Mark Simon, a critically-acclaimed composer, is awaiting a lifesaving liver transplant, but the costs are overwhelming. Fellow musicians are rallying around him to help.

After undergoing a liver biopsy in 2000, Simon, 53, was diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease. Doctors don't know how long he's been suffering from this illness, but they say a liver transplant is essential to his survival.