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György Lehel (Conductor)

Born: February 10, 1926 - Budapest, Hungary
Died: September 26, 1989 - Budapest, Hungary

The Hungarian conductor, György Lehel, was a student in Budapest of Kadosa (composition) and Somogyi (conducting).

From 1950 he was a conductor with the Hungarian Radio in Budapest, serving as chief conductor of its radio and symphony orchestra from 1962. As a guest conductor, he made appearances in Europe, the USA, and Japan. He was honored with thew Liszt (1955, 1962) and Kossuth (1973) prize, and was made an Artist of Merit (1967) by the Hungarian government for his services to the music of his homeland.

Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2001)

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