E. T. A. Hoffmann
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann (24 January 1776 - 25 June 1822), better known by his pen name E. T. A. Hoffmann, was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. He is the subject and hero of Jacques Offenbach's famous but fictional opera The Tales of Hoffmann.
- The magic of music is so strong, getting stronger, it should break any shackle of another art.
- Beethovens Instrumentalmusik
- Music speaks, where words fail.