Find the best quotes by Gyorgy Ligeti.
I think it was when I was nineteen, by that time the Jewish laws were already in force and the split was beginning to come…
I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music,…
Steinberg is great. I should like to meet him.
Yes, fractals are what I want to find in my music.
Perhaps the better word is emotional yes, I am an emotional man.
People often thought Leopold Auer was Russian because he lived in St. Petersburg so long, almost fifty years.
Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland.
In my piano concerto I developed this polyphony to much higher complexity.
My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist – a painter, a decorative painter.
New York is the dream world, the center of jazz and rock.
I write bars, for the musicians, because they have to be together.
I think a composer is always interested in his last work.
I only want to give a metaphysic for my music.
I like to stay home and listen to recordings.
I lived under the Nazis and under the Communists.
I don’t use old music.
For the past ten years I have had no financial problems.
Gesualdo was very important to me, I wanted to do something which corresponded to him.
First of all I listen to music. I like music.
I continued to study Math and Physics on my own, but one and a half years later I realized that I did want to be…
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