MAX RICHTER












Your favourite virtue ::
Kindness

Your favourite qualities in a man ::
Thoughtfulness

Your favourite qualities in a woman ::
Thoughtfulness

Your favourite occupation ::
Music

Your idea of happiness ::
Free time with the family

Your idea of misery ::
When I had to do work I didn't value

If not yourself, who would you be ::
the pianist Michelangeli

Where would you like to live ::
where i already live - the magical city of Edinburgh

Your favourite colour and flower ::
white / fresia

Your favourite prose authors ::
James Joyce, Kafka, WG Sebald, Robert Musil, Samuel Beckett, Haruki Murakami...

Your favourite poets ::
TS Eliot, Jaan Kaplinsky, Peter Redgrove, Ceslaw Milosz,

Your favourite heroes in fiction ::
Leopold Bloom, Tintin

Your favourite heroines in fiction ::
Molly Bloom

Your favourite painters and composers ::

Painters - Morandi, Raphael, Mantegna, Antonello Da
Messina, Caspar David Friederich, Cezanne, Ben
Nicolson...could go on an on with this...

Composers - Dunstable, Dufay, Gesualdo, Monteverdi,
Purcell, Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms,
Mahler, Webern, Stravinsky, Xenakis, Berio, Crumb,
Arvo Part

Your favourite heroes in real life ::
The surgeons who operated on my son - people who do real things to make a difference

Your favourite heroines in real life ::
as above.

What character(s) in history do you most dislike ::
George Bush,

Your favourite food and drink ::
illy coffee, talisker, ice cream from Berthillon.

Your favourite names ::
the names of my friends

Your pet aversion ::
right wing politics

The reform which you most estimate ::
If you mean the reform I would most like to see ??
The abolition of nation states.

The gift of the nature which I would like to have ::
flight

How I would like to die ::
quietly

What is your present state of mind ::
sleepy, imaginative...

For what fault have you most toleration ::
disorganisation - because i am disorganised myslef

Your favourite motto ::
liberty, fraternity, cup of tea.

21 octobre 2006

Max Richter is a musician

Website :: Max Richter

:: the questionnaire is based on the original "questionnaire of marcel proust", created by antoinette faure around 1890