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Biography - Ludwig van Beethoven:

German composer and pianist.
Born: 1770 - Died: 1827
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Melody gives a sensible existence to poetry.



Note 

Note



"Melody gives a sensible existence to poetry ; for does not the meaning of a poem become embodied in melody ?"




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Melodie ist das sinnliche Leben der Poesie.

French
La mélodie, c'est la vie sensuelle de la poésie.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: poetry


Quotes

Quotes about poetry:


Why should poetry have to make sense?





Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.





Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.





Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.











Quotes

Ludwig van Beethoven also said...


Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.





Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.





Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?





Off with you! You're a happy fellow, for you'll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!





Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.












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