I was invited to a science meeting, and to a small reception afterwards... and there was Albert Einstein. He is, without a doubt, worthy to rank with Newton, and I found him to be exactly what I expected; unworldly, communicative and blissfully unaware of his unique status. I remember asking him if he could explain "infinity" in non-mathematical terms, and he replied that he had never been able to do so in a way that would really satisfy him. Well, if Einstein couldn't, I am sure that nobody ...
At the Castle Gate
from the Pelléas et Mélisande Suite
by Jean Sibelius
Performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Thomas Beecham
(as Sir Thomas Beecham) in 1955 See more