Miklós Rózsa


Miklós Rózsa in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, circa 1972.


A view of Santa Margherita Ligure
in the early 1970s.

The house in Santa Margherita Ligure where
Rózsa often composed during the summers.

Rózsa with Judit Makó (above left) and Rózsi Mannaberg (above) in Portofino, Italy, 1971, and with conductor János Ferencsik and harpsichordist János Sebestyén in Balatonfüred, Hungary, 1974 (left).

János Sebestyén helped reintroduce Rózsa's music to Hungary. In 1980 he published Életem történeteiből, a biography of the composer compiled from taped interviews made during their regular summer visits in Italy.


Listen to Sebestyén discuss his friendship with Rózsa. This interview with music historian Allan Evans took place 23 May 1990 in New York.
Listen to Sebestyén play three Bagatelles from Rózsa's Op. 12 (I, V and VI) recorded April 1970 by the Hungarian Radio.


Rózsa in Leivi, Italy with culinary artist "Pepen"
and János Sebestyén, circa 1972.

Rózsa in Budapest with pianist Erzsébet Tusa and musicologist Ernő Lendvay, 1974.

Rózsa on the penthouse terrace of the Hotel Fiorina in Santa Margherita Ligure, 1975 (left). Rózsa with painter Olcese Maurilio and his wife Beatrice in Zoagli, Italy, 1975 (above).


Rózsa with Rózsi Mannaberg in
Santa Margherita Ligure, 1975.

Rózsa with Beatrice Maurilio outside her
husband's gallery in Zoagli, Italy, 1975.


Rózsa in Serravalle Scrivia, Italy,
circa 1974.

Rózsa festival at the Budapest Film Museum, 1974.


Rózsa's children, Nicholas and Juliet, with Judit Makó
and János Sebestyén in Budapest, circa 1995.


Additional photos of Miklós Rózsa can be found on the pages Family, Musicians & Friends, Best of Friends and More Famous Hungarian Musicians.

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