Composer Gyorgy Ligeti Died On This Day in 2006 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Romanian-born Austrian contemporary composer Gyorgy Ligeti died on this day in 2006 – aged 83

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Gyorgy Ligeti

Romanian-born Austrian contemporary composer Gyorgy Ligeti died on this day in 2006 – aged 83.

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.

 

CHRISTIAN TETZLAFF | LIGETI VIOLIN CONCERTO | FRANCOIS-XAVIER ROTH & GÜRZENICH-ORCHESTER KÖLN | 2017

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