Billy Strayhorn - Quotes

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Ever up and onward. ---->>>

All music is beautiful.

All music is beautiful.

I'll live a lush life in some small dive. ---->>>

If you want something hard enough, it just gets done. ---->>>

I think everything should happen at halfway to dawn. That's when all the heads of government should meet. I think everybody would fall in love. ---->>>

My grandmother played the piano, and I used to toddle over there and pick out little things that sounded good to me. ---->>>

I'm not fit company for man or beast. ---->>>

Romance is mush, stifling those who strive.

Romance is mush, stifling those who strive.

You're in a mess, and in excess. ---->>>

A Train was born without any effort - if was like writing a letter to a friend. ---->>>

Love or not, I wouldn't subject a wife to the road. It's punishment. ---->>>

In order to play and write, it's unique - you either do one or the other. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-29, 1915
Die: 05-31, 1967
Occupation: Composer

William Thomas "Billy" Strayhorn (November 29, 1915 – May 31, 1967) was an American jazz composer, pianist, lyricist, and arranger, best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer Duke Ellington, lasting nearly three decades. His compositions include "Take the 'A' Train", "Chelsea Bridge", "A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing", and "Lush Life" (wikipedia)