The study of English has been one of my passions ever since childhood. There’s a body of children’s literature in English far more charming than what exists in French. I loved to read “Alice in Wonderland,” “Peter Pan,” George Eliot, and even Rosamond Lehmann.
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Being brought up in the northwest of Ireland in a Gaeltacht area with Gaelic my first language; I know I’ve studied classical music, but the roots of traditional music will always be there, because there’s this sense of melancholy that’s within the music. I always think that Irish music is very passionate, it’s been passed […]
The problem with COVID was that I had made the decision to bring ‘A Chorus Line’ here in Spanish in 2020. We would’ve been the first Spanish-speaking company to hit Broadway — and in a major way, because we were going to stay for a minimum of six months.
For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice.
If you smile at me you know I will understand, ’cause that is something everybody everywhere does in the same language.
Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
Names are not important. To speak is to name names, but to speak is not important.
But what am I? An infant crying in the night, an infant crying for the light; and with no language but a cry.
College is always a time of change, I guess, the last major convulsion of childhood, but I doubt there were ever changes of such magnitude as those faced by the students who came to their campuses in the late sixties. Most of us don’t say much about those years now, not because we don’t remember […]