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.