"It is not hard to compose, but it is wonderfully
hard to let the extra notes fall under the table."
"The evil only starts when one attempts to compose better
than one can."
Richard Wagner on
"I bag a thousand pardons if there is someone
here whom I have not insulted tonight."
Johannes Brahms while
leaving a party
"There are some experiences in life which
should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening
to the Brahms Requiem."
George Bernard Shaw
"I once sent him a song and asked him to mark a cross
wherever he thought it was faulty. Brahms returned it untouched, saying
"I don't want to make a cemetery of your compositions."
Hugo Wolf on Johannes
"What a giftless bastard!"
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
on Johannes Brahms
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