Emanuel Moór


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(b Kecskemét, Hung., 1863; d Mont Pèlerin, Montreux, 1931). Hung. composer, pianist, and conductor. Toured Europe and USA 1885–7 as pianist and cond. Wrote 4 operas (incl La Pompadour, 1901); 8 syms.; 3 pf. concs.; 2 vc. concs.; 4 vn. concs.; triple conc.; hp. conc.; va. conc.; much chamber mus.; and over 500 songs. Invented Duplex-Coupler pf., 1921, with 2 kbds. tuned octave apart.

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