Geza Anda

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Birthday
19, 1921
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jun 14, 1976 (54)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1921
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jun 14, 1976 (54)

About

One of the most admired artists of his day. He became known for his Classical and Romantic-era interpretations, especially of Mozart.

Before Fame

He studied at the Franz Liszt Academy under Ernst von Dohnányi and Zoltán Kodály, winning the Liszt Prize in 1940.

Trivia

He played Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C for the film Elvira Madigan from 1967.

Family Life

He married Hortense Bührle whose father was famed art collector Emil Georg Bührle.

Associated With

He was also known for his mastery of Robert Schumann's repertoire.