Arpád Sándor

Biography

Born: June 5, 1896; Budapest, Hungary   Died: February 10, 1972; Budapest, Hungary  
Arpád Sándor was an important Hungarian pianist, widely known as an accompanist to great international singers and violinists.

He was a student at the Royal Academy of Music in Budapest, where he studied composition with Zoltán Kodály and piano with Béla Bartók. He graduated in 1922.

His first trip to the United States was in 1922, when he toured as an accompanist. He worked as an arts journalist and critic for the Berliner
Read more Tageblatt magazine. When Hitler seized power in Germany in 1933, Sándor left for the United States that same year. There he frequently toured with Lily Pons, Jascha Heifetz, and many others, and recorded with Fritz Kreisler.

He became a naturalized US citizen in 1943. He was the cousin of Hungarian-American pianist György Sándor. Read less
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  • 1.
    Szymon Goldberg Vol 2 - Commercial Recordings 1932-1951
    Label: Music & Arts   Catalog: 1225 Release Date: 10/30/2012   Number of Discs: 8
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Franz Joseph Haydn,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,  George Frideric Handel  ... 
    Performer:  Szymon Goldberg,  Gerald Moore,  Anthony Pini,  Lili Kraus  ... 
    Conductor:  Walter Susskind,  Alois Melichar,  Paul Kletzki
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra members  ... 
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  • 2.
    Schubert: Lieder On Record (1898-2012) [17-CD Set]
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 27575 Release Date: 07/03/2012   Number of Discs: 17
    Composer:  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Peter Schreier,  Steven Zehr,  Thomas Hampson,  Wolfgang Sawallisch  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
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    Lieder / Slezak, Schlusnus, Rehkemper, Manowarda
    Label: Dg Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 459008 Release Date: 07/30/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johannes Brahms,  Hugo Wolf,  Robert Schumann,  Franz Schubert  ... 
    Performer:  Leo Slezak,  Heinrich Schacker,  Franz Rupp,  Heinrich Schlusnus  ... 
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    Brahms, Schoeck, Ravel, Schubert, Weill, Strauss / Della Casa, Sandor
    Label: Orfeo D'or   Catalog: 799091 Release Date: 09/29/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Hugo Wolf,  Richard Strauss,  Maurice Ravel,  Othmar Schoeck  ... 
    Performer:  Arpád Sándor,  Lisa Della Casa
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  • 5.
    Icon - Fritz Kreisler - The Charming Maverick
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 65042 Release Date: 04/21/2009   Number of Discs: 10
    Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,  Fritz Kreisler,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Richard Heuberger  ... 
    Performer:  Fritz Kreisler,  Haddon Squire,  William Primrose,  Thomas Petre  ... 
    Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens,  Sir John Barbirolli,  Landon Ronald,  Leo Blech  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kreisler String Quartet,  Royal Albert Hall Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Orchestra  ... 
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    Icon - Jascha Heifetz - The Master Violinist
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 17312 Release Date: 10/28/2008   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  César Franck,  Niccolň Paganini,  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Antonio Vivaldi  ... 
    Performer:  Artur Rubinstein,  Jascha Heifetz,  Arpád Sándor,  Benno Moiseiwitsch  ... 
    Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli,  Sir Malcolm Sargent,  Sir Thomas Beecham
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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  • 7.
    Jascha Heifetz - Recital
    Label: Emi Classics Références   Catalog: 64929 Release Date: 10/31/2007   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Cyril Scott,  Grigoras Dinicu,  Karol Szymanowski,  Niccolň Paganini  ... 
    Performer:  Emanuel Bay,  Jascha Heifetz,  Arpád Sándor,  Artur Rubinstein  ... 
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  • 8.
    Label: Myto Records   Catalog: 128 Release Date: 09/25/2007   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,  Franz Schubert,  Johannes Brahms,  Hugo Wolf
    Performer:  Rita Streich,  Cesare Siepi,  Fernando Corena,  Elisabeth Grümmer  ... 
    Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
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  • 9.
    Dorothy Maynor In Concert At The Library Of Congress
    Label: Bridge   Catalog: 9233 Release Date: 06/05/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel,  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Robert Schumann,  Johannes Brahms  ... 
    Performer:  Dorothy Maynor,  Arpád Sándor
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  • 10.
    Feuermann In Concert
    Label: Cello Classics   Catalog: 11013 Release Date: 08/01/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gabriel Fauré,  Camille Saint-Saëns,  Unspecified,  Alexander Siloti  ... 
    Performer:  Franz Rupp,  Emanuel Feuermann,  Arpád Sándor
    Conductor:  Arthur Smallens
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    Lebendige Vergangenheit - Josef Von Manowarda
    Label: Preiser Records   Catalog: 89069 Release Date: 02/07/1995   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johannes Brahms,  Richard Wagner,  Franz Schubert,  Carl Loewe  ... 
    Performer:  Josef von Manowarda,  Arpád Sándor,  Waldemar Henke,  Maria Olszewska  ... 
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