Cynthia Engelmann

After gaining a Hons Degree in Psychology at University College London, Cynthia Engelmann taught reading to dyslexic students. In the 1970s, she rode to Grand Prix dressage level, going on to publish articles in equine journals and both scripting and directing theatre on horseback. After a riding accident grounded her in the 90s, she began her research into Maria’s manuscript resulting in multiple visits to the Zachodni Institute in Poznan, Poland. She has featured in two Polish television documentaries.

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