Hoagy Carmichael - Quotes

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In Hollywood, the rainbow hits the ground for composers. ---->>>

The recollection of how, when and where it all happened became vague as the lingering strains hung in the rafters of the studio. I wanted to shout back at it, Maybe I didn't write you, but I found you. ---->>>

I know Mother named me after a railroad man, but it's too late now, I'm afraid. Much, much too late. ---->>>

Never play anything that don't sound right. You might not make any money, but at least you won't get hostile with yourself. ---->>>

Ragtime was my lullaby. ---->>>

I don't think I'll ever be president of anything. ---->>>

I'm singing the music publisher's theme song - it ain't a commercial. ---->>>

This exploded in me almost more music than I could consume. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: November 22, 1899
Die: 12-27, 1981
Occupation: Composer

Howard Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. American composer and author, Alec Wilder, described Carmichael as the "most talented, inventive, sophisticated and jazz-oriented of all the great craftsmen" of pop songs in the first half of the twentieth century (wikipedia)