Olivier Messiaen Quotes (3 quotes)
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything (2007)
“Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish! How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?”
―E. M. Forster
Aspects of the Novel (1927)
“You shut your mouth,
How can you say I go about things the wrong way?
I am human and I need to be loved
Just like everybody else does”
from the song How Soon Is Now? - from Songs
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Picture Source: WikipediaOlivier Messiaen
Born: December 10, 1908
Died: April 27, 1992 (aged 83)
Bio: Olivier Messiaen was a French composer, organist and ornithologist, one of the major composers of the 20th century. His music is rhythmically complex ; harmonically and melodically it is based on modes of limited transposition, which he abstracted from his early compositions and improvisations.
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