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Brief about Andre Rieu: By info that we know Andre Rieu was born at 1949-10-01. And also Andre Rieu is Dutch Musician.

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I believe that music in itself heals and that everything is about the power of the mind. I thought if you are happy, you don't get ill. Your health is in your head. When you are satisfied with your work, you don't get ill.

Tags: Health, Music, Work

I think there are people who use classical music to say, 'I am better than you, because I know all the rules and you don't.' You're not allowed to have fun or entertain.

Tags: Fun, Music, Rules

I was so busy with my studies that I didn't have a musical idol as a teenager. Later, around my 20s, I suddenly discovered the Beatles and the Rolling Stones but I guess my musical idol has always been Strauss.

Tags: Busy, Guess, Later

People don't come to my concerts because they know the program. They come because they love the atmosphere and because they know that when I offer them a program it will be a night they never forget.

Tags: Forget, Love, Night

The waltz can be sad and at the same time uplifting. You have to see life from both sides, and the waltz encapsulates that. If you're in my audience you give yourself to me and the waltz will grab you.

Tags: Life, Sad, Time

When my twin grandchildren, Linda and Lyeke, were born two years ago, it changed me. I felt it was the essence of what life is about, and I cried all day. When my son Pierre, their father, was born I didn't cry like that.

Tags: Father, Life, Son

Where would I be without Johann Strauss's beautiful 'Blue Danube?' Without this piece of music I wouldn't be the man I am today. It's a tune that brings out the emotion in everyone and makes them want to waltz.

Tags: Beautiful, Music, Today

I was the black sheep of the family, and my mother never really understood me.

Tags: Black, Family, Mother

I'm an un-healable positive optimist.

Tags: Optimist, Positive

I am travelling half the year around the world, every year, so coming home is one of the most beautiful things.

Tags: Beautiful, Home, Year

We should make decisions in life with our hearts, not our brains, not only in music but in daily life.

Tags: Daily, Life, Music

Critics or musicians who attack me are jealous of my success and the fact that I make people feel so happy.

Tags: Happy, Jealous, Success

For me, I always like to get up bright and early.

Tags: Bright, Early

I admire Johann Strauss a lot. I believe he was a genius of his time.

Tags: Admire, Genius, Time

I am a showman in the traditional sense, but modern, too. I like to use sets and lighting to create magic.

Tags: Create, Magic, Sense

I first picked up a violin aged five - I just assumed everyone played.

Tags: Everyone, Five, Played

I have 120 people in my payroll without any government giving me any money. We live off the tickets and the records I sell. That is very unusual.

Tags: Giving, Government, Money

I have two speeds, nothing and full pelt.

Tags: Full, Speeds

I know that when I like music, when it touches my heart, that it will touch your heart, too. That, I think, is the secret to my success.

Tags: Heart, Music, Success

I love reading but I never last very long because I fall asleep right away.

Tags: Away, Last, Love
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