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3/8/1911 - 6/21/2000
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A. Hovhaness     Alan Hovaness     Hovhaness, Alan
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I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God.

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In back of the house where I was born there was an attic and from there you could see a poorhouse. I remember that very clearly.

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Also, many very good records of contemporary music have been allowed to disappear. They don't recut them even when they are successful.

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I did all kinds of things in order to earn a living.

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I found a greater identity with my own emotions in the Armenian culture as I grew older, as well as from the beginning, although I didn't know anything about it.

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I had been composing but I didn't know I was. When I realized that this was what I had been doing, I began to take it seriously.

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I think that of my 21 symphonies, each has its own place.

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I was born in Somerville, but I don't remember very much about it because we moved from there to Arlington when I was five years old, and it was in Arlington that I spent most of my childhood.

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I was much more interested in the orchestra than the piano, but I did become fairly proficient as a pianist and my teachers felt I had talent and wanted me to become a good concert pianist and earn my living that way.

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It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century.

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