Claude Debussy Quotes

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Born: August 22, 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Paris, France, March 25, 1918
Occupation: Composer

Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
- Claude Debussy

Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.
- Claude Debussy

I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.
- Claude Debussy

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