Famous Composers


Robert Stolz in Vienna, late 1960s.

Tibor Polgár (left), composer, pianist, conductor, and co-founder of the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, was active in Hungary and later Canada. This photo was taken at Sebestyén's home, circa 1970. György Kósa (above, seated at the piano) with Dr. Andrew Janovits, circa 1969, was a student of Bartók at the age of ten and later studied with Kodály and Dohnányi.


Frank Martin at home in Naarden, Holland, 1962.

Frank Martin and his wife Maria in their garden.

Two Swedish composers and organists: Hilding Hallnäs and his wife, actress Gun Hallnäs, in Göteborg, circa 1967 (above), and Bengt Hambraeus, who worked for the Swedish Radio before moving to Canada in 1972 to teach composition at McGill University, in Budapest, circa 1963 (right).


János Sebestyén with conductor and composer
Konstantin Iliev in Bulgaria, late 1960s.



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