Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Hazel Scott
(1920-1981) born on
Jun 11
Trinidad-US "pianist, singer, writer". "She was a popular pianist and singer in 1940s; sang "FDR Jones;" had own TV show."

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F
"There's a time when you have to explain to your children why they're born, and it's a marvelous thing if you know the reason by then."

R
"I have always respected everyone's religion. As I say, there is only one God and a lot of confused people."
A
"I've always known I was gifted, which is not the easiest thing in the world for a person to know, because you're not responsible for your gift, only for what you do with it"
N
"I think we musicians are emissaries. Every time we go before the public, we're there to make converts. We can either be ugly and contemptuous in our behavior, which will turn people off, or else we can carry ourselves with dignity and pride."
K
"Who ever walked behind anyone to freedom? If we can't go hand in hand, I don't want to go."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Great (Hazel) Scott!," by Margo Jefferson; in "Ms." Nov 1974."
R: "Interview, Dec 1972; in "Notes and Tones," by Arthur Taylor, 1977."
A: "Interview, Dec 1972; in "Notes and Tones," by Arthur Taylor, 1977."
N: "Interview, Dec 1972; in "Notes and Tones," by Arthur Taylor, 1977."
K: "In "Great (Hazel) Scott!," by Margo Jefferson; in "Ms." Nov 1974."


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