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György Kurtág (Composer)

Born: 19th February 1926, Lugoj, Romania

Nationality: Hungarian

György Kurtág is a Hungarian classical composer and pianist. He was an academic teacher of piano at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music from 1967, later also of chamber music, and taught until 1993.

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Interview, Víkingur Ólafsson on From Afar

The Icelandic pianist recounts how meeting 'living legend' György Kurtág in Budapest last summer inspired his latest album - part 'fan-letter' to the composer himself and part musical autobiography...

Recording of the Week, Anna Prohaska and Isabelle Faust perform  György Kurtág's Kafka-Fragmente

An extraordinary tour de force from the soprano and violinist duo, performing the Hungarian composer's great song cycle setting fragments of texts by Franz Kafka.

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