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Peter Eötvös (Composer)

Born: 2nd January 1944, Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania

Nationality: Hungarian

Péter Eötvös is a Hungarian composer, conductor and teacher.

Eötvös was born in Székelyudvarhely, Transylvania, then part of Hungary, now Romania. He studied composition in Budapest and Cologne. From 1962, he composed for film in Hungary. Eötvös played regularly with the Stockhausen Ensemble between 1968 and 1976.

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Recording of the Week, Stravinsky & Eötvös from Pablo Heras-Casado and the Orchestre de Paris

The Spanish conductor delivers a very Gallic Rite of Spring, whilst Isabelle Faust is bewitched and bewitching on the world premiere recording of Péter Eötvös's 'Alhambra' Concerto.

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