Claude Debussy Quotes (53 quotes)
On Richard Wagner as quoted in TIME (7 December 1953)
“How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling.”
As quoted in Peter's Quotations: Ideas for Our Time (1979) by Laurence J. Peter, p. 351
As quoted in Greatness : Who Makes History and Why by Dean Keith Simonton, p. 110
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsClaude Debussy
Born: August 22, 1862
Died: March 25, 1918 (aged 55)
Bio: Claude-Achille Debussy was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures working within the field of impressionist music, though he himself intensely disliked the term when applied to his compositions. In France, he was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1903.