Artur Schnabel, 1882 - 1951
Born: 17 April 1882, Lipnik, Galicia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Bielsko-Biala, Poland)
Died: 15 August 1951, Axenstein, Switzerland
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Artur Schnabel quotes:
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- Applause is a receipt, not a note of demand. permalink
explaining why he did not perform encores in The Saturday Review of Literature (29 September 1951)
- Mozart is the most inaccessible of the great masters. permalink
1882 - 1951
- The notes I handle no better than many pianists, But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides! permalink
- The sonatas of Mozart are unique: too easy for children, too difficult for adults. Children are given Mozart to play because of the quantity of notes; grown ups avoid him because of the quality of notes. permalink
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