Sándor, György. (1912–2005)

Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the Hungarian pianist, who has inscribed "To Ed— / in best remembrance of our meeting in San Diego and with my warmest good wishes / always / György Sándor / November 22. 1951" in black ink.  Light surface crease to center of image, else in fine condition.  7.5 x 9.5 inches (19 x 24.1 cm.).

Born in Budapest, Sándor studied under Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály at the Liszt Academy.  His relationship with Bartók would continue for the rest of the composer's life; Sándor premiered two of Bartók's works, including the Piano Concerto No. 3, and was one of only ten people who attended the influential Hungarian composer's funeral. (19955)

Signed Photograph
Classical Music