Giacomo Meyerbeer was a German-born musician who became one of the most successful stage composers of the 19th century. He made his career in Paris, where he became the most important composer of French grand opera.
“May God be with me! May Heaven bless this New Year. May it be a year of fruitfulness, of peace and prosperity; may it be a year of peace and unity for all mankind; may the world be freed of cholera.” – Giacomo Meyerbeer
“Beseech the eternal God that He keep us on the path of virtue, honor and justice, ennoble and purify my heart and soul.” – Giacomo Meyerbeer
“Preserve my artistic creativity and ennoble my artistic fame.” – Giacomo Meyerbeer
“Please accept a promise from me in his name that I will always live in the religion in which he died.” – Giacomo Meyerbeer
“I believe that richess is like love in the theatres and novels: no matter how often one encounters it in all shapes and sizes; it never misses its target if effectively wielded.” – Giacomo Meyerbeer