Géza Anda

Géza Anda (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɡeːzɒ ˈɒndɒ]; 19 November 1921 – 13 June 1976) was a Swiss-Hungarian pianist. A celebrated interpreter of classical and romantic repertoire, particularly noted for his performances and recordings of Mozart, he was also considered to be a tremendous interpreter of Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms and Bartók. In his heyday he was regarded as an amazing artist, possessed of a beautiful, natural and flawless technique that gave his concerts a unique quality. Most of his recordings were made on the Deutsche Grammophon label.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 19, 1921 (Budapest), Died June 14, 1976 (Zürich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca DGG 2363 1951 Symphonic variations: Part 1 Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra ; Géza Anda instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DGG 2364 1951 Symphonic variations: Part 2 Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra ; Géza Anda instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DGG 2365 1951 Symphonic variations: Part 3 Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra ; Géza Anda instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DGG 2366 1951 or earlier Symphonic variations: Part 4 Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra ; Géza Anda instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Anda, Géza," accessed February 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353171.

Anda, Géza. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353171.

"Anda, Géza." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353171

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