TIL French composer Olivier Messiaen wrote his avant garde masterpiece “Quartet For The End Of Time”, inspired by Book Of Revelation and birdsong, on a prisoner-of-war camp in Görlitz, Germany on the available instruments. It was also premiered there in 1941.

Read more: https://www.carnegiehall.org/Explore/Articles/2021/03/11/Five-Things-to-Know-About-Messiaens-Quartet-for-the-End-of-Time

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