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György Sándor

(1912—2005)


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(b Budapest, 1912; d NY, 2005).

Hung.‐born pianist (Amer. cit. 1943). Toured Europe 1930–8, settled in USA 1939. London début 1937. Soloist in f.p. of Bartók's 3rd conc., Philadelphia 1946. Recorded all Bartók's and Kodály's pf. mus. and all Prokofiev's solo pf. works. Made pf. transcr. of Dukas's L'apprenti sorcier. Taught at Southern Methodist Univ., Dallas, 1956–61, dir. of pf. studies, Univ. of Mich. at Ann Arbor 1961–81, Juilliard Sch. from 1982.

Subjects: Music.


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