The outstanding Hungarian conductor George Szell was born in Budapest on 7 June 1897. His active career took him around Europe, to Britain, and to America, where his work with the Cleveland Orchestra gave it world status. He died in Cleveland on 30 July 1970.
A selection of M&V articles about George Szell
CD Spotlight. Invigoratingly Natural - Van Beinum conducts Mahler, recommended by Howard Smith. '... a tad less frenetic ...'
Profile. The Hungarian Nightingale - A meeting with Gisela Doráti, better known as 'Gizi', by Bill Newman