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Definition of Requiem

Requiem

  1. A mass said or sung for the repose of a departed soul.
  2. Any grand musical composition, performed in honor of a deceased person.
  3. Rest; quiet; peace.

Requiem Quotations

Most people think that a widow is inhabiting some elegiac world of - it's like Mozart's 'Requiem Mass.' You know, it's very beautiful and elevated thoughts and some measure of dignity. I didn't have that experience at all. I had one pratfall after another.
Joyce Carol Oates

I guess it could be said that the inspiration for 'Requiem for a Dream' is watching the American dream not only destroy so many lives in the U.S., but infect the rest of the world with its obsession with getting more, ignoring the deadly effect that has on the planet.
Hubert Selby, Jr.

There's always been a lot of pressure and tension on the line. If 'Pi' didn't work out, I have no idea what my career would be. I don't think I would have gotten another shot at it. If 'Requiem for a Dream' didn't work out, they would have called me a 'one-hit wonder with a sophomore slump'.
Darren Aronofsky

'Requiem' has been controversial because people don't feel I gave it closure.
Lauren Oliver

I hope that Requiem is better than Pi. I hope that Pi is better than my student films, and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older.
Darren Aronofsky
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Requiem Translations

requiem in German is Seelenmesse