Géza Anda


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(b Budapest, 1921; d Zurich, 1976). Hung.-born pianist and conductor (Swiss cit. 1952). Won Liszt Prize (1940). Escaped from Hung. to Switzerland in 1942. Salzburg Fest. début 1952. World-wide reputation as interpreter of Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven, and especially Bartók.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.