Oral history interview with Otto Herz, 1975

 

Name
Herz, Otto, 1894-1976 (Interviewee)
Stein, Rose (Rózsi) (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Otto Herz, 1975
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Otto Herz, 1975
Abstract
Musical education; move to Budapest; early concerts, tours; demand as accompanist; immigration to United States, 1940; teaching at New York College of Music; Hungarian and American social life; chamber music sessions; piano, voice students; American Theater Wing, World War I veterans program; child prodigies; association with American singers; William Warfield world tour; Bartok, Kodaly, Hubay; ret urn visits to Hungary; famous Hungarian conductors, musicians; The Bohemians (musician's club); mnemotechnical abilities
Collection Name
Hungarian project
Subjects
Musicians; Music--Instruction and study; Musical accompaniment; Emigration and immigration; Mnemonics; Hungary Civilization; Herz, Otto, 1894-1976
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1975
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Musician
Note
Interviewed by Rose Stein on September 2, 5, 9, 11; October 6, 1975
Note (Provenance)
Otto Herz, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14366056
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-tp5j-vp83
Related URLs
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