Max Reger Quotes

  • I am sitting in the smallest room of my house. I have your review before me. In a moment it shall be behind me.

    Quoted in Nicholas Slonimsky, Lexicon of Musical Invective: Critical Assaults on Composers Since Beethoven's Time (1953). Cassell's Humorous Quotations suggests that an earlier version of this jab appeared in a letter by the Fourth Earl of Sandwich in 1785, but no such anecdote is found in the book said to be the source.
  • Bach is the beginning and end of all music.

    Max Reger, Christopher Anderson (2006). “Selected Writings of Max Reger”, p.82, Taylor & Francis

Max Reger

  • Born: March 19, 1873
  • Died: May 11, 1916
  • Occupation: Composer
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