Budapest String Quartet

The Budapest String Quartet was a string quartet in existence from 1917 to 1967. It originally consisted of three Hungarians and a Dutchman; at the end, the quartet consisted of four Russians. A number of recordings were made for HMV/Victor through 1938; from 1940 through 1967 it recorded for Columbia Records. Additionally, several of the Quartet's live performances were recorded, at the Library of Congress and other venues.

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... At this time, the Budapest String Quartet, whose cellist was Sasha's brother Mischa, lost their first violinist ... Although the quartet had not yet left Germany, they spent a lot of time out of the country, were self-exployed, and the Nazis had not yet caught up with them ... In 1934 the Nazis made threats to the quartet and they left Berlin for Paris the next day, never to return to Germany again - even on tour ...
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... Con Brio Four Russians Called the Budapest String Quartet ... Stowell (Ed), Cambridge Companion to the String Quartet (2003) ...

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