Toglietemi pure tutto, ma l’amore no,A. Magnani
non portatemelo via:
l’amore è pioggia e vento,
è sole e stella.
Lo ammetto, ho un carattere eccessivo
Non mi so frenare, ogni volta che amo
mi impegolo fino ai capelli.
Sapessi che strazio, poi,
uscirne vivi, che tragedia.
E una mattina
ti svegli nel letto e non hai più sangue..
Ma poi ricomincia
ed è meraviglioso
"I do not do modern music. I just make good music."
Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 4 in E flat, Op. 7 - II. Largo, con gran espressione
Rita Hayworth at home. Photographed by John Florea. October, 1948
Lesendes Mädchen — Franz Eybl (1850)
"It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them."
Louis Armstrong Registers for the Draft
Future jazz great Louis Armstrong of New Orleans was among nearly 24 million men aged 18–45 who registered for the draft during 1917–18, a requirement of the new Selective Service System. Notice that his first name is recorded incorrectly as Lewis. And while his date of birth was recorded as July 4, 1900, Armstrong was actually born on August 4, 1901.
World War I Draft Registration Card for Louis Armstrong, 09/12/1918; from the series: Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918