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General studies of Bartók’s life and music, his background, time, and forebears

Published in English and Hungarian. Biography commemorates the twenty-fi fth anniversary of Bartók’s death. Includes discussion of the

composer’s childhood and apprentice years (1881-1919), the interwar period (1920-1940), and his fi nal years in the United States (1940-1945). Illustrated.