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Bela Victor János BARTOK  1881 - 1945 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Bela Victor János BARTOK  1881 - 1945

aka Bela Victor János Bartok, Bela V. J. Bartok, Bela Bartok, B. Bartok
nationality
occupation
birth 25 March 1881, Nagyszentmiklos, HUNGARY (= Sânnicolau Mare, RUMANIA)
baptism
death 26 September 1945, New York, USA
burial
marriage married in 1909 to:
Marta ZIEGLER

b. ..........
d. ...........


they got divorced in 1923
children
  • Bela Jr.

    b. 1911, .......
    d. 1994, .........

marriage On 28 Aug 1923 in Hungary married:
Ditta PASZTORY

b. 1903, Rimaszombat, HUNGARY
d. 21 Nov 1982, Budapest, HUNGARY

children
  • Peter

    b. .. 1924, ......
    LIVING


PARENTS

father Bela BARTÓK Sr.

b. ....1856, .......
d. ..... 1888, .........

mother Paula VOIT

b. .... 1857, .......
d. 1939, ..........

children
  • Bela

    b. 25 March 1881, Nagyszentmiklos, HUNGARY (= Sânnicolau Mare, RUMANIA)
    d. 26 September 1945, New York, USA

  • Elza

LIFE


Made cylinder recordings in Rumania in 1909 and 1910 (Budapest National Museum)
Made cylinder field recordings in Turkey in Nov 1936 (Adnan Saygun)
In 1940 Bela and Ditta Bartok emigrate to USA, arriving at New York on 29/30 October 1940


NOTES

  • The Cambridge Companion to Bartók by Amanda Bayley (Cambridge University Press, 2001) online book
  • The Concerto: A Reader's Guide by Michael Steinberg, 1996
  • Turkish Folk Music from Asia Minor. Ed. Benjamin Suchoff. Princeton, 1976
  • Studies in Ethnomusicology Selected and edited by Benjamin Suchoff. University of Nebraska Press, 1997
    Hungary to Regain Son as Bartok's Exile Ends (New York Times, 17 June 1988)
  • Bartok Virtual Exhibition (online)
  • My Father by Peter Bartok
  • We Interview Peter Bartok by Paul J. Stamler (19 Feb 2009) (online)
  • Songcatchers: in search of the world's music by Mickey Hart with K. M. Kostyal (National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2003)
  • Percy Grainger and the Impact of the Phonograph by Michael Yates (in: Folk Music Journal Vol. 4, No. 3 (1983) pp. 265-275) JSTOR online article
  • Die Wachszylinder des Berliner Phonogramm-Archivs by Susanne Ziegler (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, 2006) ISBN: 3-88609-527-4
  • Git zaman gel zaman by Cemal Ünlü (Pan Yayincilik. Istanbul, 2004)


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