JWR Articles: Quote of the Month - Quote of the Month (Source: Claude Lévi-Strauss) - October 1, 2013
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S. James Wegg
by Claude Lévi-Strauss
Publish Date: October 1, 2013
“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 translatable, the musical creator is a being comparable to the gods, and music itself the supreme mystery of the science of man.”
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