Composer Görgy Ligeti Was Born On This Day in 1923 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Romanian-born Austrian contemporary composer Görgy Ligeti was born on this day in 1923

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Gyorgy Ligeti

Hungarian-Austrian contemporary composer Görgy Ligeti was born on this day in 1923.

A composer who refused to play by the rules, his major contributions to the string repertoire include 2 string quartets, Violin and Cello Concertos and solo sonatas for Viola and Cello.

He passed away in 2006 – aged 83.

 

CHRISTIAN TETZLAFF | LIGETI VIOLIN CONCERTO | FRANCOIS-XAVIER ROTH & GURZENICH ORCHESTRA COLGNE | 2017

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