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Laszlo Somogyi Edit Profile

Orchestra conductor

Laszlo Somogyi, Hungarian orchestra conductor. Recipient Kossuth prize; named Honored Artist of Hungary. Member Hungarian Art Council, 1946-1950.

Background

Somogyi, Laszlo was born on June 25, 1908 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Lajos and Berta (Kohn) Somogyi.

Education

Student composition, Franz Liszt Academy Music, Budapest. Student conducting with, Hermann Scherchen.

Career

Professor conducting Franz Liszt Academy Music, 1959-1956. Guest conductor major orchestras Europe, Israel, South America, United States, since 1956. Professor master class conducting Academy Chigiana, Siena, Italy, 1964.

Professor Bartok Seminar, Hungary, 1979-1981.

Membership

Member Hungarian Art Council, 1946-1950.

Connections

Married Julianne Laub, 1933. 1 child, Andrew George.

father:
Lajos Somogyi

mother:
Berta (Kohn) Somogyi

spouse:
Julianne Laub

child:
Andrew George Somogyi