Sándor, Arpád , Hungarian-born American pianist, cousin of György Sándor; b. Budapest, June 5, 1896; d. there, Feb. 10, 1972. He studied with Bartók and Kod´ly at the Royal Academy of Music in Budapest, graduating in 1914. He toured the U.S. as an accompanist in 1922, and also wrote art and music criticism for the Berliner Tageblatt (1926–33). He then settled in the U.S. and became a naturalized American citizen (1943); toured widely as an accompanist to leading artists, including Jascha Heifetz and Lily Pons.
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