The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
Igor Stravinksy said, "I look forward to a work of major length from this composer." Yet he hated this composer's work. Explain the comment and who it was about.
IS It's about John Cage and his 'music' piece "Four Minutes and Thirty-three Seconds from 1952. For this piece the musicians onstage stay silent for four minutes and thirty three seconds. So Igor is zinging Cage here.
I had no correct eligible answers. All I got was...silence for more than four minutes and thirty three seconds.
I don't dumb DOWN, so wise UP.
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This according to The Disheveled Dictionary by K.E. Gordon. What was the last words that Noah Webster of Dictionary fame, said, - specifically the last word. His grieving family had to look it up to get it's meaning. Then it made perfect sense.