Quote by: Yo-Yo Ma

I think the purpose of a piece of music is significant when it actually lives in somebody else. A composer puts down a code, and a performer can activate the code in somebody else. Once it lives in somebody else, it can live in others as well.

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Author Bio

  • NameYo-Yo Ma
  • DescriptionAmerican cellist
  • AliasesYo Yo Ma; YoYo Ma
  • BornOctober 7, 1955
  • CountryFrance; United States Of America
  • ProfessionViolinist; Cellist; Musician; Composer
  • AwardsNational Medal Of Arts; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Emmy Award; Léonie Sonning Music Prize; Glenn Gould Prize