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Reminiscences of Otto Herz, 1975

Creator: Herz, Otto, 1894-1976
Project: Hungarian project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 112 pages Sound recording: 3 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Musician

Scope and Contents

Musical education; move to Budapest; early concerts, tours; demand as accompanist; immigration to United States, 1940; teaching at New York College of Music; Hungarian and American social life; chamber music sessions; piano, voice students; American Theater Wing, World War I veterans program; child prodigies; association with American singers; William Warfield world tour; Bartok, Kodaly, Hubay; return visits to Hungary; famous Hungarian conductors, musicians; The Bohemians (musician's club); mnemotechnical abilities

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