AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

28 November 2011

Happy Birthday, Lully.

French Baroque composer Jean-Baptiste Lully was born on this date in 1632.

2 comments:

Kurt Harden said...

I listened to a great music course and loved the professor's assessment of Lully: "Lully was a dick. Very talented but a total dick."

Rob Firchau said...

As you said many years ago, "Apart from mayonnaise, the French are good for very little."

Rameau throws their highest octane.