A plague on eminence! I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo and zoo animals have been known to die from stares.Igor Stravinsky
Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music. 'Classic' music eliminates the conductor we do not remember him in it.Igor Stravinsky
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.Igor Stravinsky
I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity.Igor Stravinsky
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.Igor Stravinsky
I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.Igor Stravinsky
Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?Igor Stravinsky
Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.Igor Stravinsky
The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending.Igor Stravinsky
The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead.Igor Stravinsky
was a famous Russian composer,
who was born on
June 17, 1882. As a person born on this date, Igor Stravinsky is listed in our database as the 6th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 17) and the 4th most popular for the year (1882).
People born on June 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Igor Stravinsky is the 293rd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Igor Stravinsky's birthday, Igor Stravinsky is the 20th most famous Russian.
In general, Igor Stravinsky ranks as the 3391st
most popular famous person, and the 16th most popular songwriter / composer of all time.
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