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Sandor Salgo: Teaching Music at Stanford, 1949-1974, Directing the Carmel Bach Festival and the Marin Symphony, 1956-1991

Interviewee(s):
Salgo, Sandor
Salgo, Priscilla Patterson, 1919-
Interviewer(s):
Crawford, Caroline
Title:
Sandor Salgo: Teaching Music at Stanford, 1949-1974, Directing the Carmel Bach Festival and the Marin Symphony, 1956-1991
Abstract:
SANDOR SALGO: family history and early childhood in Hungary, 1909-1939; studies with Carl Flesch and Fritz Busch in Berlin; playing in Bayreuth with Toscanini and Furtwangler; performing with the Roth Quartet; a new life in the United States, 1939-1949; teaching and performing at Westminster Choir College and Princeton University; studying with George Szell; marriage to Priscilla Salgo; serving in the U.S. Army; joining the music department at Stanford University, 1949-1974; music in the vineyards; directing the Marin, San Jose and Modesto Symphony Orchestras; PRISCILLA SALGO: early life and career in church music on the Peninsula and at the Carmel Bach Festival; directing the Carmel Bach Festival.
Subject area(s):
Arts and Letters
Interview date(s):
1994 1995 1996
Project:
Arts and Letters - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11310498
Rights:
Salgo, Sandor. "Sandor Salgo: Teaching Music at Stanford, 1949-1974, Directing the Carmel Bach Festival and the Marin Symphony, 1956-1991." Interview by Caroline Crawford in 1994, 1995 and 1996. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1999.