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Quotes of the Day for 25 February 2002 – Voice

The Italian tenor Enrico Caruso was born at Naples, Italy on this day in 1873. He was the 18th of 21 children, but the first to live past infancy. First as a boy soprano, and later as he was considered the King of Tenors, his voice was powerful and clear. Recording technology during his life doesn't allow us to compare him to today's tenors, but I'll use the occasion to pick quotes on Voice.

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The quotes:

The voice is a second face.
     - Gerard Bauer

A loud voice cannot compete with a clear voice, even if it's a whisper.
     - Barry Neil Kaufman

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with the shades of deeper meaning.
     - Bertha Flowers

Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice.
     - William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616

Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world.
     - Giuseppe Mazzini, 1805 - 1872


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