Facts about Gyorgy Ligeti

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Gyorgy Ligeti was a famous Composer from Hungary, who lived between May 28, 1923 and June 12, 2006.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Gyorgy.

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Famous quotes by Gyorgy Ligeti (26)


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"Then, after the war it was impossible to travel, after so many years of Hitler and Stalin"
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"Stravinsky used Mother Goose. He was influenced by Mother Goose, indirectly, but very beautifully"
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"People often thought Leopold Auer was Russian because he lived in St. Petersburg so long, almost fifty years"
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"When I was younger I was completely without money - when I was studying in Budapest, when I was a refugee"
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"Perhaps the better word is emotional yes, I am an emotional man"
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"Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland"
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"New York is the dream world, the center of jazz and rock"
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"I don't read such boring things. Life is too short"
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"I know already the music I will write. But the words? I have not yet decided"
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"There is a wonderful Hungarian literature, especially in lyric poetry"
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"Gesualdo was very important to me, I wanted to do something which corresponded to him"
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"For the past ten years I have had no financial problems"
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"Steinberg is great. I should like to meet him"
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"My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist - a painter, a decorative painter"
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"I lived under the Nazis and under the Communists"
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"I listen to all kinds of music - new music, old music, music of my colleagues, everything"
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"I don't use old music"
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"But if you go from Moscow to Budapest you think you are in Paris"
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"Yes, fractals are what I want to find in my music"
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"If you come from Paris to Budapest you think you are in Moscow"
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"I write bars, for the musicians, because they have to be together"
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"I only want to give a metaphysic for my music"
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"I like to stay home and listen to recordings"
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"But I do not want to use Hungarian verses for British people"
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"In my piano concerto I developed this polyphony to much higher complexity"
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"First of all I listen to music. I like music"


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