Ian Dury Quotes (2 quotes)
A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (B. Tauchnitz, 1872), p. 227, "Sonnets from the Portuguese"
“Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers (1990 edition), Paulist Press - ISBN: 9780809131600
Night Thoughts (1742-1745)
“Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. You in America will see that some day.”
to Edwin L James of the New York Times (1928)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIan Dury
Born: May 12, 1942
Died: March 27, 2000 (aged 57)
Occupation: Musician, singer, lyricist, actor
Bio: Ian Robins Dury was an English rock and roll singer, lyricist, bandleader, artist, and actor who initially rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and New Wave era of rock music. He is best known as founder and lead singer of the British band Ian Dury and the Blockheads.