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Quotes by Tom Glazer - (11 quotes)

Tom Glazer - From the Humility category:

With sincere modesty, if there is such a thing, I have never thought of legacy at all. I am always grateful if people like what I have done. A legacy is something no one can forsee. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Influence category:

My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old. He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Inspiration category:

For hundreds of years people have talked about artists having inspiration, but often some persons would say, 'Write us a symphony or write us a song, on commission.' The artists would come up with a masterpiece without waiting to have their muse inspire them. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Interest category:

I have a great interest in a number of things, perhaps too many. I admire people who seem to concentrate on only one fixed discipline to the exclusion of almost everything else. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Loneliness category:

Most performers don't admit this, because it sounds negative and performers are not supposed to be negative, but when I was on the road, I was lonely. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Music category:

Older folksongs were written often with no commercial purpose in mind. They were passed down by word of mouth, from generation to generation... in most cases... we don't know their composers or authors. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Music category:

When I listen to music today, it is about 99 percent classical.I rarely even listen to folk music, the music of my own specialty, because folk music is to me more limited than classical music. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Poetry category:

They say poets write mostly for themselves. If anyone else likes it, well and good; if not, it doesn't matter - certainly, not to me. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Profession category:

Literature became a major love of mine. Later, it became a difficult choice for me whether to major in music or literature. It wasn't until my 30s that I began a profession in music. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Success category:

I started my career at the top and have been working my way downwards ever since. (Tom Glazer)

Tom Glazer - From the Thinking category:

When people ask me what I do - strangers on a plane, perhaps - I tell them that I think. Thinking is excellent exercise, as much as swimming or jogging. (Tom Glazer)