Georges Bizet

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Ah, music! What a beautiful art! But what a wretched profession!

Georges Bizet (25 October 18383 June 1875) was a French composer of the romantic era most famous for his opera Carmen.


Quotes[edit]

  • As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note.
    • Letter to Edmond Galabert, and G. (October 1866), as quoted in Letters of Composers: An Anthology, 1603-1945 (1946) edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte, p. 241
  • Ah, music! What a beautiful art! But what a wretched profession!
    • Starement of 3 August 1867, as quoted in An Encyclopedia of Quotations about Music (1981) by Nat Shapiro, p. 115

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