08. May 2006 · Comments Off on MQOD · Categories: imported, Quotes

A woman’s life in the orchestra is not as long as a man’s; she is just not as good at 60 as a man is at 60.

-Zubin Mehta (from Time magazine, December 9, 1966, explaining why he enforced a limit of 16 women in the Los Angeles Philharmonic)

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