Photograph of a young Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet Quotes

Georges Bizet was a French composer of the Romantic era. He is known for his operas but his musical career was short due to his early death. Composer Georges Bizet work Carmen, has become one of the most popular and frequently performed works.

“Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.”

“As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note.”

“What a beautiful art, but what a wretched profession!”

“I want to do nothing chic, I want to have ideas before beginning a piece.”

“Love is rebellious bird that nobody can tame, and it’s all in vain to call it if it chooses to refuse.”

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Richard J. Chandler, BA, MA Bachelor of Arts-Music & Master of Arts-Psychology