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date: 20 February 2020

Bartók, Béla (b Nagyszentmiklós [now Sînnicolau Mare, Romania], 25 March 1881; d New York, NY, 26 Sept 1945). Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, and pianist. 

Source:
The Grove Dictionary of American Music
Author(s):
Vera LampertVera Lampert, László SomfaiLászló Somfai, H. Wiley HitchcockH. Wiley Hitchcock, Malcolm GilliesMalcolm Gillies

Although he earned his living mainly from teaching and playing the piano and was a relentless collector and analyst of ...

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