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.

TASMIN LITTLE | LIGETI | VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST MVT | SIMON RATTLE & BERLIN PHILHARMONIC | 2003

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