Happy birthday, Diamanda Galás! American avant-garde soprano, composer, pianist, organist, performance artist, and painter. 62, today!
“It seems stupid when people limit themselves to one kind of music. It tells me they’re not using their ears.”
“I don’t want to know about the constitution of the rapist―I want to kill him! I don’t care if he is white or black, if he is middle-class or poor, if his mother hung him from the clothesline by his balls: I only want to kill him! Any woman who has been raped will agree.”
“Robbery is not just the robbery of money or human flesh; it involves the soul murder of cultures which will soon die if they have no more songs to sing.”
―The Shit of God