Hungarian Composer Béla Bartók Died On This Day in 1945 [ON THIS DAY]

Hungarian composer and pianist Béla Bartók died on this day in 1945 – aged 64

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Hungarian composer and pianist Béla Bartók died on this day in 1945 – aged 64.

Remembered as one of the most influential composers of the 20th Century, Bartok made an important contribution to today’s string repertoire – including 2 violin concertos, a viola concerto and a large body of chamber and solo works.

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS | BARTOK VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 2 | MARIN ALSOP & NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF BELGIUM | 2015 QUEEN ELIZABETH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 17 YEARS OLD

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