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Tibor Varga (July 4, 19212003) was a Hungarian violinist and conductor. July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A violinist is an instrumentalist who plays the violin. ... See Conductor for other possible uses of the word. ...


He was born in Györ, Hungary and studied at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. He made his first public appearance at the age of 6 and performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto at the age of 10. He began touring Europe when he was 14. GyÅ‘r  listen (German Raab, Slovak Ráb) is the most important city of Northwest-Hungary, the capital of GyÅ‘r-Moson-Sopron county and lies on one of the important roads of Central Europe, halfway between Budapest and Vienna. ... Budapest seen from north. ... Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy at the age of thirty Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, known simply as Felix Mendelssohn (February 3, 1809 – November 4, 1847) was a German composer of the early Romantic period. ... Felix Mendelssohns Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. ...


He moved to London in 1947 and to Sion in Switzerland in 1956, where he founded a music festival. Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London and the Regions of England London is the most populous city in the European Union, with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7,421,328 and a metropolitan population of between 12 and 14 million. ... Location within Switzerland Notre Dame de Valère above the city Sion is a town in Switzerland, on the Rhône River. ...


He had an extensive recording career with numerous labels. His conducting career led to the establishment of a chamber orchestra bearing his name in Detmold, Germany. He also co-founded a music school with cellist André Navarra and violists Bruno Giuranna and Nobuko Imai. In addition, he founded an international competition which bears his name.


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Tibor Varga - Telegraph (750 words)
Tibor Varga, the Hungarian-born violinist who has died aged 82, was one of the most exciting soloists of the mid-20th century; he was especially associated with the music of Berg and Bartók, which he promoted long before the composers had become established names.
Tibor Varga was born at Gyor, Hungary, on July 4 1921.
Tibor Varga, who died on September 4, is survived by a daughter (the cellist Susan Rybicki) and a son (the conductor Gilbert Varga), and by his second wife Angelika Behrer, whom he married last year.
Tibor Varga violinist concerto orchestra WFIMC (1015 words)
Tibor Varga (1921 - 2003), violinist, conductor and pedagogue of world-wide renown was born in Györ, Hungary, in the same region that had previously witnessed the birth of Joseph Joachim, Leopold Auer and Carl Flesch.
Tibor Varga was a member and often president of juries of the most important international competitions for violin and chamber music.
In 1974 Tibor Varga created the Tibor Varga Foundation which, in collaboration with the company Philharmonia, is the editor of the “Tibor Varga CD Collection.” This CD collection is distinguished as an artistic and historic documentation, in tribute to a great musician of world renown who profoundly affected the history of musical interpretation.
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