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Vera Meyer Named ‘Bostonian of the Week’

Do you know Vera Meyer? You may not be aware of it, but you probably do. She’s the woman who plays the glass (h)armonica in Harvard Square most weekends. She is also the co-founder of Glass Music International, a YouTube sensation, and a real hoot to boot. “It was thought to cause insanity, but I feel fine,” Meyer says of the glass harmonica in her YouTube video, and she certainly plays fine as well. Meyer’s MySpace is a wealth of information about her instrument, which was invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1761, based on the idea of simply rubbing a wet finger around the rim of a wine glass. …

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