Budapest Quartet. Hung. string quartet founded 1917 by players from Budapest Opera Orch. ( Emil Hauser, Alfred Indig (succeeded 1920 by Imre Pogány), Istvan Ipolyi, and Harry Son). First played in London 1925. By 1936 membership was Russ. and Ukrainian (1st vn. Joseph Roisman). Under Roisman, quartet became noted for brilliance of style and made many recordings. Settled in USA 1938. Recorded all Beethoven's quartets three times. Last public appearance 1967.
More From encyclopedia.com
Antal Dorati , Doráti, Antal Doráti, Antal, distinguished Hungarian-born American conductor and composer; b. Budapest, April 9, 1906; d. Gerzensee, near Bern, Nov.… Anthony Collins , Collins, Anthony (b Hastings, 1893; d Los Angeles, 1963). Eng. viola player and then conductor and composer. Prin. va. LSO and CG orch. Left orch. pl… Rattle, Sir Simon , Rattle, Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Simon , eminent English conductor; b. Liverpool, Jan. 19, 1955. He began playing percussion and piano in his youth. At… Domenico Dragonetti , Dragonetti, Domenico (b Venice, 1763; d London, 1846). It. virtuoso on double-bass. In orch. of St Mark's Venice, at age 18. Went to London 1794, pla… Alberto Ginastera , Ginastera, Alberto (b Buenos Aires, 1916; d Geneva, 1983). Argentinian composer. Ballet suite Panambi performed in Buenos Aires 1937. Guggenheim fell… Eugene Goossens , Goossens, (Sir) (Aynsley) Eugene (b London, 1893; d Hillingdon, 1962). Eng. conductor, violinist, and composer, son of above. Violinist in Queen's Ha…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like