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Mendelssohn on Creative Integrity and the Highest Satisfaction for the Artist
Mendelssohn on Creative Integrity and the Highest Satisfaction for the Artist

“When I have composed a piece just as it sprang from my heart, then I have done my duty towards it; and whether it brings hereafter fame, honor, decorations, or snuff-boxes, etc., is a matter of indifference to me.”

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