Fritz Kreisler

Fritz Kreisler

Austrian violinist and composer.
Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
IN trying to recall my impressions during my short war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army, I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confused.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:12]
The moral effect of the thundering of one's own artillery is most extraordinary, and many of us thought that we had never heard any more welcome sound than the deep roaring and crashing that started in at our rearMore Fritz Kreisler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before, I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife, in order to report for duty. As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:40]
What impressed me particularly in Vienna was the strict order everywhere. No mob disturbances of any kind, in spite of the greatly increased liberty and relaxation of police regulations.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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