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7 Famous Quotes by Robert Ashley
3/28/1930 - (Present)
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Ashley, Robert
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I thought if I could get television interested in opera, it would make a kind of new thing that would allow composers to build a whole new repertoire.

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The photos appear to show somebody who was lying down and incapacitated. And again, intoxication was included in the original police reports.

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It's the racial aspect of this that will make this tough for her. The public perception is that this is a one-side investigation, and that will detract from her efforts to clean things up. There's merit to many of her positions, and she's on track. But she's always derailed by the city's polarization.

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I was interested in opera and it seemed to me that the only possible theatre for contemporary opera would be television. So I started working towards a kind of television kind of opera.

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It's hard to say how you get influenced by something. When you work on something for seven years, it's bound to make an impression.

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Do not rely on unplanned music; it comes out as though it were planned, but planned by someone you cross the street to avoid.

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I grew up listening to the radio and to records. I learned music mainly from that.

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