Sidney Lanier Quote: “But I cannot bring myself to…”

But I cannot bring myself to believe that I was intended for a musician, because it seems so small a business in comparison with other things which, it seems to me, I might do. Question here: ‘What is the province of music in the economy of the world?’

Sidney Lanier


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Name: Sidney Lanier
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: March 3, 1842
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