An artist’s courage in the face of horror

Leonard Bernstein was an icon in many ways, and in the days after President John F. Kennedy was shot, he was eloquent in a way that rings true now, in the wake of last week’s events:

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Read more about Bernstein’s response to that fateful day in this article by Christopher Buchenholz.

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“This will be our response to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before. .”
— Leonard Bernstein

This is part of a weekly inspirational series on the Singerpreneur blog and social media for Lauri’s List. The 2015 quotes are also archived on Facebook and Pearltrees.

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