„Handel paralysed music in England for generations and they have not yet quite got over him.“

Frederick Delius, letter to Ethel Smyth, February 17, 1909; Lionel Carley Delius: A Life in Letters vol. 2 (1988) p. 9.

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—  Kingsley Amis English novelist, poet, critic, teacher 1922 - 1995

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„According to the generation is the music thereof.“

—  Isaac Leib Peretz Yiddish language author and playwright 1852 - 1915

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„I got rhythm,
I got music,
I got my man
Who could ask for anything more?“

—  Ira Gershwin American lyricist 1896 - 1983

"I Got Rhythm", Girl Crazy, Act I (1930).

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„Ireland gives England her soldiers, her generals too.“

—  George Meredith British novelist and poet of the Victorian era 1828 - 1909

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„And then, quite suddenly, summer was over.“

—  Ray Bradbury, buch Dandelion Wine

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„He was quite good at composing and could work wonders with a sheet of music but he would often lose it and start going crazy and in general start blabbing nonsense and talking to trees.“

—  Marion Bauer American composer 1882 - 1955

Mary Andrea Glen. (1971). The Long Forgotten Composers, p.107. Edwardian Publishing Processors. ISBN 04632615676840309.

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„I'm reading last night about the fall of France in the summer of 1940, and the general calls up Churchill and says, 'It's over,' and Churchill says, 'How can it be? You got the greatest army in Europe. How can it be over?'“

—  Chris Matthews American news anchor 1945

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„[.. but he had] a record with the music of the dwarfes on it, and quite often play it.“

—  Piet Mondrian Peintre Néerlandais 1872 - 1944

short quotes, from post-cards to his brother Carel, from London autumn, 1938; as quoted in 'Artist Piet Mondrian in London: the forgotten years', Thomasine, Sweden; The Guardian International https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2010/jun/25/artist-piet-mondrian-london-years
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