Robert A. Schumann (June 08, 1810 - July 29, 1856)
The painter turns a poem into a painting; the musician sets a picture to music.
Robert A. Schumann
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
Talent works, genius creates.
People compose for many reasons: to become immortal; because the pianoforte happens to be open; because they want to become a millionaire; because of the praise of friends; because they have looked into a pair of beautiful eyes; for no reason whatsoever.
The study of the history of music and the hearing of masterworks of different epochs will quickly cure you of vanity and self-adoration
Good but rarely came from good advice
(January 22, 1788 - April 19, 1824)
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
(November 28, 1757 - August 12, 1827)
Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.