Since music is a language with some meaning at least for the immense majority of mankind, although only a tiny minority of people are capable of formulating a meaning in it, and since it is the only language with the contradictory attributes of being at once intelligible and untranslatable, the musical creator is a being comparable to the gods, and music itself the supreme mystery of the science of man, a mystery that all the various disciplines come up against and which holds the key to their progress.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Claude Lévi-Strauss

French cultural anthropologist who promoted structural analysis of social systems (born in 1908)

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