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The artist’s soul

There is, behind the soul and the whole life of the artist, perhaps a suffering soul … The moment one day will come in which perhaps yourself – if you possess a soul as I wish to believe – you will be able to see through feeling without any explanation.

– Dimitri Mitropoulos to Leonard Bernstein

H. Burton, Leonard Bernstein, London, Faber & Faber Ltd, 2017, p. 81.

By Greg

Australian composer and pianist