Obituary: Zoltn Szekely
Campbell, Margaret, The Independent (London, England)
ZOLTAN SZEKELY was a distinguished violinist who became known internationally as a soloist, chamber musician and teacher. He was also a gifted composer whose works included a string quartet and a duo for violin and cello. His arrangement for violin and piano of Bartk's Romanian Dances became one of the most popular in the repertoire.
Szekely was born in Kocs, Hungary, in 1903 and showed early talent for the violin. He was accepted, as one of its youngest students, into the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, where he was a pupil of Jeno Hubay for violin and Zoltn Kodly for composition.
He graduated at 18 having been awarded the Maestrodiplom and shortly …
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Publication information: Article title: Obituary: Zoltn Szekely. Contributors: Campbell, Margaret - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: October 19, 2001. Page number: 6. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.